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hyperexcitability

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An excessive degree of excitability.

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  • noun hyperactivity

Etymologies

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hyper- +‎ excitability

Examples

  • Even a small amount of high quality dark chocolate eaten by a dog can cause clinical signs such as hyperexcitability and restlessness, vomiting, tremors and convulsions.

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  • Even a small amount of high quality dark chocolate eaten by a dog can cause clinical signs such as hyperexcitability and restlessness, vomiting, tremors and convulsions.

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  • Snapping turtles, part II: hyperexcitability, supercooling, and the inevitable recolonisation of Europe in the Anthropocene

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Like other cold-adapted reptiles and other ectothermic vertebrates, they exhibit behavioural hyperexcitability when chilled (that is, they suddenly become apparently alert and vigorous), and (counter-intuitively) increase the number of movements they make when exposed to really low temperatures.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Those two previous posts covered, respectively, general stuff about taxonomy, evolution and body size (They bite, they grow to huge sizes, they locate human corpses: the snapping turtles, part I), and physiology and distribution (Snapping turtles, part II: hyperexcitability, supercooling and recolonisation of Europe in the Anthropocene).

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Apparently, hyperexcitability and an increase in rate of movement ‘may stem from failure of inhibitory synapses, which are more thermally labile than excitatory ones’ (Costanzo et al. 1999, p. 165; Prosser & Nelson 1981).

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • It was known, for example, that TIQs can induce changes in blood pressure and temperature, hyperexcitability leading to withdrawal seizure, and hallucinosis.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • GABA and catecholamine pathways tend to suppress the hyperexcitability of the alcohol withdrawal state….

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • It was known, for example, that TIQs can induce changes in blood pressure and temperature, hyperexcitability leading to withdrawal seizure, and hallucinosis.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • GABA and catecholamine pathways tend to suppress the hyperexcitability of the alcohol withdrawal state….

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

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