[hahy-per-ak-tiv] /ˌhaɪ pərˈæk tɪv/
unusually or abnormally :
a company’s hyperactive growth; the child’s hyperactive imagination.
(of children) displaying exaggerated physical activity sometimes associated with neurologic or psychologic causes.
1852, from hyper- + active.
hyperactive hy·per·ac·tive (hī’pər-āk’tĭv)
[hahy-per-ak-tiv-i-tee] /ˌhaɪ pər ækˈtɪv ɪ ti/ noun 1. the condition of being . 2. . n. 1852, from hyper- + activity. hyperactivity hy·per·ac·tiv·i·ty (hī’pər-āk-tĭv’ĭ-tē) n. A general restlessness or excess of movement, as that in children with minimal brain dysfunction or hyperkinesis. hyperactivity (hī’pər-āk-tĭv’ĭ-tē) An abnormally high level of activity or excitement shown by a […]
hyperacusis hy·per·a·cu·sis (hī’pər-ə-kōō’sĭs, -kyōō’-) n. Abnormally acute hearing due to heightened irritability of the sensory neural mechanism.
[uh-kyoot] /əˈkyut/ adjective 1. sharp or severe in effect; intense: acute sorrow; an acute pain. 2. extremely great or serious; crucial; critical: an acute shortage of oil. 3. (of disease) brief and severe (opposed to ). 4. sharp or penetrating in intellect, insight, or perception: an acute observer. 5. extremely sensitive even to slight details […]
[hahy-per-ad-n-oh-sis] /ˌhaɪ pərˌæd nˈoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. abnormal enlargement of the glands, especially of the lymph nodes. hyperadenosis hy·per·ad·e·no·sis (hī’pər-ād’n-ō’sĭs) n. Enlargement of glands, especially of the lymph glands.