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o·ver·ac·tive

 (ō′vər-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Active to an excessive or abnormal degree: an overactive pituitary gland; an overactive imagination.

o′ver·ac·tiv′i·ty n.
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overactive

(ˌəʊvərˈæktɪv)
adj
1. inordinately active
2. (Medicine) (of the thyroid or adrenal gland, nervous system, etc) functioning at too high a capacity
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o•ver•ac•tive

(ˌoʊ vərˈæk tɪv)

adj.
exceptionally or excessively active; too active.
[1640–50]
o`ver•ac•tiv′i•ty, o′ver•ac′tive•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overactive - more active than normal; "a hyperactive child"
active - characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action"
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Translations

overactive

[ˌəʊvərˈæktɪv] ADJcalenturienta; [thyroid] → hiperactivo
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overactive

[ˌəʊvərˈæktɪv] adjtroppo attivo/a; (imagination) → sbrigliato/a
she's got an overactive thyroid → soffre di ipertiroidismo
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overactive

adj hiperactivo, demasiado activo
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References in periodicals archive ?
People with an underactive thyroid will need to take thyroid hormone supplements for the rest of their lives, and those with an overactive thyroid will be treated with radioactive iodine or antithyroid drugs which bring the gland under control.
RAI is a treatment method extensively used to treat overactive thyroid since the 1940s.
- US-based specialty pharmaceutical company Velicept Therapeutics' next generation beta-3 adrenoceptor agonist solabegron met the primary endpoint in VEL-2002, a Phase 2b study in patients with overactive bladder, the company said.
Lead researcher Dr Alice Russell said: "For the first time, we have shown that people who are prone to develop a CFS-like illness have an overactive immune system, both before and during a challenge to the immune system."
Urovant Sciences, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for urologic conditions, announced yesterday that it has licensed a novel investigational gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.
[USA] July 01( ANI ): Turns out, enzyme displays lower levels of activity in intellectual disability and that it is possible to inhibit it in breast cancer, where it is overactive.
The women in the study had overactive bladder syndrome with urgency urinary incontinence that was refractory to more conservative treatments.
Untreated overactive thyroid raises the risk for the abnormal heart rhythm atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure, and sudden cardiac arrest.
Which medication is not used to treat overactive bladder syndrome (OAB)?
Objective: To analyze the clinical effect of tamsulosin and Solifenacin in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia in combination with overactive bladder and its safety.
Introduction: This analysis compared the cost-effectiveness of once-daily regimens of mirabegron 50 mg and generic tolterodine ER 4 mg in a hypothetical cohort of previously treated patients with overactive bladder (OAB) in Canada.