[hahy-per-ik-sten-shuh n] /ˌhaɪ pər ɪkˈstɛn ʃən/
the of a part of the body beyond normal limits.
extension of an arm or leg beyond its normal limits
hyperextension hy·per·ex·ten·sion (hī’pər-ĭk-stěn’shən)
Extension of a joint beyond its normal range of motion.
hy’per·ex·tend’ (-ĭk-stěnd’) v.
- Hyperextension-hyperflexion injury
hyperextension-hyperflexion injury n. Violence to the body causing the unsupported head to rapidly hyperextend and hyperflex the neck, as in whiplash injury.
[fem-uh-nin] /ˈfɛm ə nɪn/ adjective 1. pertaining to a woman or girl: feminine beauty; feminine dress. 2. having qualities traditionally ascribed to women, as sensitivity or gentleness. 3. effeminate; womanish: a man with a feminine walk. 4. belonging to the female sex; female: feminine staff members. 5. Grammar. noting or pertaining to that one of […]
[fem-uh-nin-i-tee] /ˌfɛm əˈnɪn ɪ ti/ noun 1. the quality of being ; womanliness. 2. women collectively. 3. . /ˌfɛmɪˈnɪnɪtɪ/ noun 1. the quality of being feminine 2. womanhood n. late 14c., femynynytee, from feminine + -ity.
hyperferremia hy·per·fer·re·mi·a (hī’pər-fə-rē’mē-ə) n. An abnormally high concentration of iron in the blood.