Definition of Hypersensitive

1. Adjective. Having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor). "Hypersensitive to pollen"




Definition of Hypersensitive

1. Adjective. Highly or abnormally sensitive to a stimulus, especially to some allergen. ¹

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Definition of Hypersensitive

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypersensitive

hypersaturated
hyperscalar
hyperscalars
hyperscaling
hyperscholastic
hypersecrecy
hypersecretion
hypersecretion glaucoma
hypersecretions
hypersegmented neutrophil
hypersegregated
hypersegregation
hypersensibilities
hypersensibility
hypersensitised
hypersensitive
hypersensitive dentin
hypersensitive response
hypersensitive site
hypersensitive xiphoid syndrome
hypersensitively
hypersensitiveness
hypersensitivities
hypersensitivity
hypersensitivity pneumonitis
hypersensitivity reaction
hypersensitivity vasculitis
hypersensitization
hypersensitize
hypersensitized

Literary usage of Hypersensitive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diseases of the heart by James Mackenzie (1908)
"CHAPTER VIII HEART AFFECTIONS AND A Hypersensitive NERVOUS SYSTEM § 59. Reaction of visceral disease on the central nervous system. 60. ..."

2. The Practice of Dentistry: A Practical Treatise Upon the Generalpractice of by Leo Greenbaum, Max Greenbaum (1912)
"It is also inexact to entirely reduce the proposition of hypersensitive dentin to terms of exposure ..."

3. Medical Gynecology by Howard Atwood Kelly (1912)
"It is noteworthy that vaginismus is rarely present among the poor, while it is often seen in the hypersensitive women of the leisure classes with ..."

4. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1908)
"On the basis of two such experiments they apparently drew the conclusion that the serum of the hypersensitive animal does not contain an anti-body for the ..."

5. Aviation Medicine in the A. E. F. by William Holland Wilmer (1920)
"The terrible strain of the work, the accidents and natural elimination, have dropped the weaklings and the hypersensitive to motion type by the roadside. ..."

6. Tuberculin in Diagnosis and Treatment by Louis Hamman, Samuel Wolman (1912)
"... may exist in tuberculin from different sources, the quality of the reaction is always the same. THE TUBERCULIN REACTION INTERPRETED AS A Hypersensitive ..."

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