Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Abnormally increased or decreased response to physiologic stimuli.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • In autonomic dysreflexia attacks, the patient should be kept upright—the books say sitting, but Rhyme had been in his chair when the vessels tightened en masse and the aide wanted to get him even more elevated, to force the blood back toward the ground.

    The Burning Wire

  • The fatigue and fogginess from the dysreflexia attack ebbed in once more and he rested his head on the back of the Storm Arrow.

    The Burning Wire

  • The fatigue and fogginess from the dysreflexia attack ebbed in once more and he rested his head on the back of the Storm Arrow.

    The Burning Wire

  • But the aftermath of the dysreflexia attack was settling on him like cold dew.

    The Burning Wire

  • This would greatly help in reducing the risk of dysreflexia attacks—that skyrocketing of the blood pressure that could lead to stroke that could render him even more disabled than he was.

    The Burning Wire

  • In autonomic dysreflexia attacks, the patient should be kept upright—the books say sitting, but Rhyme had been in his chair when the vessels tightened en masse and the aide wanted to get him even more elevated, to force the blood back toward the ground.

    The Burning Wire

  • Sweat poured from his skin as the dysreflexia attack began in earnest.

    The Burning Wire

  • This would greatly help in reducing the risk of dysreflexia attacks—that skyrocketing of the blood pressure that could lead to stroke that could render him even more disabled than he was.

    The Burning Wire

  • But the aftermath of the dysreflexia attack was settling on him like cold dew.

    The Burning Wire

  • Sweat poured from his skin as the dysreflexia attack began in earnest.

    The Burning Wire

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.