hyperergic


hyperergic
Relating to hyperergia. SYN: hypergic.

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hy·per·er·gic -'ər-jik adj characterized by or exhibiting a greater than normal sensitivity to an allergen <an extensive \hyperergic tissue response> compare HYPOERGIC, NORMERGIC

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