hyporeactive


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hyporeactive

[¦hī·pō·rē′ak·tiv]
(medicine)
Characterized by decreased responsiveness to stimuli.
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The test found that hyporeactivity was present in up to 97 per cent of depressed patients who later committed suicide, compared to just 2 per cent of the depressed patients who were not hyporeactive.
Specifically, patients with a hyporeactive hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis are at increased risk for a poor outcome after disc surgery (50).
Hyporeactive (Figure 2): Less well-formed granulomas with areas of necrosis were surrounded by epithelioid histiocytes, although in many cases, histiocytes did not completely encircle the granuloma.