hyperfunction

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyper- +‎ function

Noun[edit]

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hyperfunction (plural hyperfunctions)

  1. (mathematics) A generalization of a function
  2. (medicine) Abnormally elevated function
    • 2011, Professional Guide to Pathophysiology, Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, page 2:
      Manifestations of disease may include hypofunction (such as constipation), hyperfunction (such as increased mucus production), or increased mechanical function (such as a seizure).

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