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  • verb biology To cause or undergo hyperactivation


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From hyper- +‎ activate


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  • "It starts sending out chemicals that hyperactivate the regular nervous system." - Abdul puts syndrome in spotlight 2005

  • : A skin cream that can hyperactivate the body's natural DNA repair mechanisms has been shown to protect mice from skin cancer, and to reduce the growth of cancers already present.

    Exposing What We 2007

  • A small percentage of these genetic errors can reduce the activity of proteins that usually suppress tumors or hyperactivate proteins that make it easier for tumors to grow, thereby allowing cancer to develop and spread.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News 2009


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