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hyperfunction

[ hahy-per-fuhngk-shuh n ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈfʌŋk ʃən /

noun Pathology.

abnormally increased function, especially of glands or other organs.

Nearby words

hyperfiction, hyperfine structure, hyperflexion, hyperfocal distance, hyperform, hyperfunction, hyperfunctional occlusion, hypergalactia, hypergalactosis, hypergammaglobulinemia, hypergamy

Origin of hyperfunction

First recorded in 1905–10; hyper- + function
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