hysterogenic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hystero- +‎ -genic.

Adjective[edit]

hysterogenic (comparative more hysterogenic, superlative most hysterogenic)

  1. (pathology) Producing hysteria.
    • 1997, Roy Porter, The Greatest Benefit to Mankind, Folio Society 2016, p. 495:
      He was delighted, for instance, to discover hysterogenic points, zones of hypersensitivity which, when fingered, provoked an attack; it confirmed his conviction of the reality of ‘latent hysteria’.