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hypersensitivity
  • n  pathological sensitivity
  • n  extreme sensitivity
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hypersensitivity reaction
  • n  an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods); severity ranges from mild allergy to severe systemic reactions leading to anaphylactic shock
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hypersplenism
  • n  enlarged spleen and a decrease in one or more types of blood cells; associated with many disorders
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hyperstat
  • n  vasodilator (trade name Hyperstat) used to treat severe hypertension
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hypertensin
  • n  any of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels
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hypertension
  • n  a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
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hypertext
  • n  machine-readable text that is not sequential but is organized so that related items of information are connected
    Let me introduce the word hypertext to mean a body of written or pictorial material interconnected in such a complex way that it could not conveniently be presented or represented on paper"--Ted Nelson
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hypertext mark-up language
  • n  a set of tags and rules (conforming to SGML) for using them in developing hypertext documents
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hypertext markup language
  • n  a set of tags and rules (conforming to SGML) for using them in developing hypertext documents
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hypertext system
  • n  a database management system that allows strings of text (`objects') to be processed as a complex network of nodes that are linked together in an arbitrary way
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hypertext transfer protocol
  • n  a protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsers
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hyperthermia
  • n  abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
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hyperthermy
  • n  abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
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hyperthyroidism
  • n  an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
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hypertonia
  • n  (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic
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hypertonicity
  • n  (of a solution) the extent to which a solution has a higher osmotic pressure than some other
  • n  (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic
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hypertonus
  • n  (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic
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hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • n  a disorder in which the heart muscle is so strong that it does not relax enough to fill with the heart with blood and so has reduced pumping ability
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hypertrophic rosacea
  • n  enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
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