[hahy-per-ur-buh-niz-uh m] /ˌhaɪ pərˈɜr bəˌnɪz əm/
a pronunciation or grammatical form or usage produced by a speaker of one dialect according to an analogical rule formed by comparison of the speaker’s own usage with that of another, more prestigious, dialect and often applied in an inappropriate context, especially in an effort to avoid sounding countrified, rural, or provincial, as in the pronunciation of the word two (to̅o̅) as (tyo̅o̅).
hypertropia hy·per·tro·pi·a (hī’pər-trō’pē-ə) n. Upward deviation of the visual axis of one eye.
hypervalinemia hy·per·val·i·ne·mi·a (hī’pər-vāl’ə-nē’mē-ə, -vā’lə-) n. An abnormally high concentration of valine in the blood, as in maple syrup urine disease.
[hahy-per-yoo r-uh-see-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərˌyʊər əˈsi mi ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. an excess of uric acid in the blood, often producing gout. hyperuricemia hy·per·u·ri·ce·mi·a (hī’pər-yur’ĭ-sē’mē-ə) n. An unusually high concentration of uric acid in the blood. hy’per·u’ri·ce’mic adj.
[vair-ee-uh-buh l] /ˈvɛər i ə bəl/ adjective 1. apt or liable to or change; changeable: variable weather; variable moods. 2. capable of being or changed; alterable: a variable time limit for completion of a book. 3. inconstant; fickle: a variable lover. 4. having much or diversity. 5. Biology. deviating from the usual type, as a […]