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230 Words That Start With HYP

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hypaethral partly or entirely open to the sky hypethral
hypallage reversal of the syntactic relation of two words (as in `her beauty's face') -
hypanthium the cuplike or ringlike or tubular structure of a flower which bears the sepals and stamens and calyx (as in Rosaceae) calyx tube, floral cup
hype publicize in an exaggerated and often misleading manner -
hype blatant or sensational promotion plug, hoopla, ballyhoo
hyperacidity excessive acidity -
hyperactive more active than normal overactive
hyperactivity a condition characterized by excessive restlessness and movement -
hyperacusia abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels hyperacusis, auditory hyperesthesia
hyperacusis abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels hyperacusia, auditory hyperesthesia
hyperadrenalism a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity Cushing's disease
hyperadrenocorticism a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol Cushing's syndrome
hyperaemia increased blood in an organ or other body part hyperemia
hyperaldosteronism a condition caused by overproduction of aldosterone aldosteronism
hyperalimentation administration of a nutritionally adequate solution through a catheter into the vena cava; used in cases of long-term coma or severe burns or severe gastrointestinal syndromes TPN, total parenteral nutrition
hyperbaton reversal of normal word order (as in `cheese I love') -
hyperbetalipoproteinemia a genetic disorder characterized by high levels of beta-lipoproteins and cholesterol; can lead to atherosclerosis at an early age -
hyperbilirubinemia abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood -
hyperbola an open curve formed by a plane that cuts the base of a right circular cone -
hyperbole extravagant exaggeration exaggeration
hyperbolic enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness inflated
hyperbolic of or relating to a hyperbola -
hyperbolically in an exaggerated manner exaggeratedly
hyperbolise to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth overdraw, exaggerate, magnify, amplify, hyperbolize, overstate
hyperbolism the use of hyperbole. -
hyperbolize to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth overdraw, exaggerate, magnify, amplify, hyperbolise, overstate
hyperboloid a quadric surface generated by rotating a hyperbola around its main axis -
hyperboloidal having the shape of a hyperboloid -
hypercalcaemia the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease hypercalcemia
hypercalcemia the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease hypercalcaemia
hypercalcinuria the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the urine; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or osteoporosis hypercalciuria
hypercalciuria the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the urine; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or osteoporosis hypercalcinuria
hypercapnia the physical condition of having the presence of an abnormally high level of carbon dioxide in the circulating blood hypercarbia
hypercarbia the physical condition of having the presence of an abnormally high level of carbon dioxide in the circulating blood hypercapnia
hypercatalectic (verse) having an extra syllable or syllables at the end of a metrically complete verse or in a metrical foot -
hypercatalectic (prosody) a line of poetry having an extra syllable or syllables at the end of the last metrical foot -
hypercellularity the state of having abnormally many cells -
hypercholesteremia the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis hypercholesterolemia
hypercholesterolemia the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood; associated with the risk of atherosclerosis hypercholesteremia
hypercoaster a roller coaster that goes up 200 feet or higher and can catapult riders from 0 to 70 mph in 4 seconds by motors originally designed to launch rockets -
hypercritical inclined to judge too severely overcritical
hypercriticism Excessive or unfairly harsh criticism. -
hyperdactyly birth defect characterized by the presence of more than the normal number of fingers or toes polydactyly
hyperemesis severe and excessive vomiting -
hyperemia increased blood in an organ or other body part hyperaemia
hyperemic relating to or caused by hyperemia -
hyperextend extend a joint beyond its normal range -
hyperextension greater than normal extension -
hyperfine extremely fine or thin, as in a spectral line split into two or more components -
hyperglycaemia abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes hyperglycemia
hyperglycemia abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes hyperglycaemia
hyperhidrosis excessive and profuse perspiration hyperidrosis, polyhidrosis
hypericism a severe dermatitis of herbivorous domestic animals attributable to photosensitivity from eating Saint John's wort -
hyperidrosis excessive and profuse perspiration hyperhidrosis, polyhidrosis
hyperintelligence Remarkable intelligence, intelligence at or above and beyond the level of a genius. superintelligence
hyperkalemia higher than normal levels of potassium in the circulating blood; associated with kidney failure or sometimes with the use of diuretic drugs -
hyperlink a link from a hypertext file to another location or file; typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or icon at a particular location on the screen -
hyperlipaemia presence of excess lipids in the blood hyperlipemia, hyperlipidaemia, hyperlipidemia, hyperlipoidaemia, hyperlipoidemia, lipaemia, lipemia, lipidaemia, lipidemia, lipoidaemia, lipoidemia
hyperlipemia presence of excess lipids in the blood hyperlipaemia, hyperlipidaemia, hyperlipidemia, hyperlipoidaemia, hyperlipoidemia, lipaemia, lipemia, lipidaemia, lipidemia, lipoidaemia, lipoidemia
hyperlipidaemia presence of excess lipids in the blood hyperlipaemia, hyperlipemia, hyperlipidemia, hyperlipoidaemia, hyperlipoidemia, lipaemia, lipemia, lipidaemia, lipidemia, lipoidaemia, lipoidemia
hyperlipidemia presence of excess lipids in the blood hyperlipaemia, hyperlipemia, hyperlipidaemia, hyperlipoidaemia, hyperlipoidemia, lipaemia, lipemia, lipidaemia, lipidemia, lipoidaemia, lipoidemia
hyperlipoidaemia presence of excess lipids in the blood hyperlipaemia, hyperlipemia, hyperlipidaemia, hyperlipidemia, hyperlipoidemia, lipaemia, lipemia, lipidaemia, lipidemia, lipoidaemia, lipoidemia
hyperlipoidemia presence of excess lipids in the blood hyperlipaemia, hyperlipemia, hyperlipidaemia, hyperlipidemia, hyperlipoidaemia, lipaemia, lipemia, lipidaemia, lipidemia, lipoidaemia, lipoidemia
hyperlipoproteinemia any of various disorders of lipoprotein and cholesterol metabolism that result in high levels of lipoprotein and cholesterol in the circulating blood -
hypermarket a huge supermarket (usually built on the outskirts of a town) -
hypermastigote flagellate symbiotic in the intestines of e.g. termites -
hypermedia a multimedia system in which related items of information are connected and can be presented together interactive multimedia, interactive multimedia system, hypermedia system
hypermenorrhea abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged menorrhagia
hypermetropia abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects farsightedness, hypermetropy, hyperopia, longsightedness
hypermetropic abnormal ability to focus of distant objects hyperopic
hypermetropy abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects farsightedness, hypermetropia, hyperopia, longsightedness
hypermotility excessive movement; especially excessive motility of the gastrointestinal tract -
hypernatremia excessive amounts of sodium in the blood; possibly indicating diabetes insipidus -
hypernym a word that is more generic than a given word superordinate, superordinate word
hypernymy the semantic relation of being superordinate or belonging to a higher rank or class superordination
hyperon any baryon that is not a nucleon; unstable particle with mass greater than a neutron -
hyperope a person with hyperopia; a farsighted person -
hyperopia abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects farsightedness, hypermetropia, hypermetropy, longsightedness
hyperopic abnormal ability to focus of distant objects hypermetropic
hyperparathyroidism excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; can affect many systems of the body (especially causing bone resorption and osteoporosis) -
hyperpiesia persistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found hyperpiesis, essential hypertension
hyperpiesis persistent and pathological high blood pressure for which no specific cause can be found hyperpiesia, essential hypertension
hyperpigmentation unusual darkening of the skin -
hyperpituitarism excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone) -
hyperplasia abnormal increase in number of cells -
hyperpnea energetic (deep and rapid) respiration that occurs normally after exercise or abnormally with fever or various disorders -
hyperpyrexia extremely high fever (especially in children) -
hypersecretion excessive secretion -
hypersensitised having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor) hypersensitive, hypersensitized, sensitised, sensitized, supersensitised, supersensitive, supersensitized, allergic
hypersensitive having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor) hypersensitised, hypersensitized, sensitised, sensitized, supersensitised, supersensitive, supersensitized, allergic
hypersensitivity pathological sensitivity -
hypersensitivity extreme sensitivity -
hypersensitized having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor) hypersensitised, hypersensitive, sensitised, sensitized, supersensitised, supersensitive, supersensitized, allergic
hypersomnia an inability to stay awake -
hypersplenism enlarged spleen and a decrease in one or more types of blood cells; associated with many disorders -
hypertension a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater) high blood pressure
hypertensive having abnormally high blood pressure -
hypertensive a person who has abnormally high blood pressure -
hypertext machine-readable text that is not sequential but is organized so that related items of information are connected -
hyperthermal of or relating to or affected by hyperthermia -
hyperthermia abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer) hyperthermy
hyperthermy abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer) hyperthermia
hyperthyroidism an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones thyrotoxicosis
hypertonia (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic hypertonicity, hypertonus
hypertonic (of living tissue) in a state of abnormally high tension -
hypertonic (of a solution) having a higher osmotic pressure than a comparison solution -