[hahy-per-jee-uh-me-trik, hahy-] /ˈhaɪ pərˌdʒi əˈmɛ trɪk, ˌhaɪ-/
a system of probabilities associated with finding a specified number of elements, as 5 white balls, from a given number of elements, as 10 balls, chosen from a set containing 2 kinds of elements of known quantity, as 15 white balls and 20 black balls.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a differential equation of the form, (x 2 − x) d 2 y / d 2 x + [(a+b +1) x−c ] dy/dx + abx =0, where a, b, and c are arbitrary constants.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a function that is a solution to a hypergeometric equation.
hypergeusia hy·per·geu·si·a (hī’pər-gyōō’zē-ə, -zhə, -jōō’-) n. Abnormal acuteness of the sense of taste. Also called gustatory hyperesthesia, oxygeusia.
hypergia hy·per·gi·a (hī-pûr’jē-ə) n. Variant of hyperergia. hy·per’gic adj.