overactivity overactivity

Definition(s):

  • (n) excessive activity

Usage(s):

  1. Overactivity of the vagus nerve is tied up with overactivity of the thyroid.
  2. CBT muted overactivity in the frontal cortex, the seat of reasoning, logic and higher thought as well as of endless rumination about that disastrous date.
  3. Some causes of hypertension : overactivity of the thyroid gland, emotional disturbances, an abnormally large volume of circulating blood, toxemias of pregnancy.

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