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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.

overactive

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

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.
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"
Translations

overactive

[ˌəʊvərˈæktɪv] ADJcalenturienta; [thyroid] → hiperactivo

overactive

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

overactive

adj hiperactivo, demasiado activo
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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.
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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.
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