Definition of Hyperviscosity

1. Noun. Increased viscosity, especially of the blood. ¹



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Definition of Hyperviscosity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperviscosity

hyperventilator
hyperventilators
hyperverbal
hypervertex
hypervertices
hypervibration
hypervibrations
hypervigilance
hypervigilances
hypervigilant
hyperviolence
hyperviolent
hypervirulence
hypervirulent
hyperviscosities
hyperviscosity (current term)
hyperviscosity syndrome
hypervisible
hypervisor
hypervisors
hypervitaminoses
hypervitaminosis
hypervitaminosis A
hypervitaminosis D
hypervivid
hypervolaemia
hypervolaemic
hypervolemia
hypervolemic
hypervolia

Literary usage of Hyperviscosity

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1. Clinical Hematology: A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood with by John C. DaCosta (1901)
"Striking examples of hyperviscosity result when the erythrocytes are subjected to the action of various poisons, notably snake venom, and of heterogeneous ..."

2. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"While the proportion of serum cholesterin is increased in hyperviscosity, ... In hyperviscosity, the serum contains little as compared with the whole-blood ..."

3. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"However, even if plasma hyperviscosity represents a secondary phenomenon in hypertension, it might be of prognostic relevance. ..."

4. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"... /hyperviscosity syndrome.1-3 IUGR may also be associated with increased risk of sudden infant death ..."

5. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1906)
"... aCf^\ adhesive properties (hyperviscosity) is met with in many of the acute infections and as the result of the toxic action of certain blood poisons. ..."

6. Medical Diagnosis for the Student and Practitioner by Charles Lyman Greene (1917)
"(f) hyperviscosity of the blood, (g) Rapid coagulation, (h) Grca increase in the total blood volume. The disease was first noted by Vaquez in 1892, ..."

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