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hyperexcitability

[hahy-per-ik-sahy-tuh-bil-i-tee] /ˌhaɪ pər ɪkˌsaɪ təˈbɪl ɪ ti/
noun, Pathology, Psychology
1.
an excessive reaction to stimuli.
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hyperexcitable, adjective
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  • If a muscle's hyperexcitability is the basis of cramping, then stretching should attenuate the response.

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