hyper-, hyp-

(Greek: above, over; excessive; more than normal; abnormal excess [in medicine]; abnormally great or powerful sensation [in physical or pathological terms]; highest [in chemical compounds])

hyperoxia (s) (noun) (no pl)
A condition characterized by abnormally high levels of oxygen in the blood and tissues: Hyperopia can also occur when there is an excess amount of oxygen in a person's organs, and this condition can lead to oxygen toxicity.
hyperpallesthesia (s) (noun), hyperpallesthesias (pl)
An increased sharpness of the sense of vibration (a form of pressure sense; most acute when a vibrating tuning fork is applied over a bony prominence): During his routine medical checkup, Roger’s doctor always tested for hyperpallesthesia by placing a vibrating tuning fork against his knees and his elbows.
1. A secondary parasite capable of development within a previously existing parasite.
2. An organism that is parasitic on or in another parasite.
3. A parasite that preys on another parasite.
1. A painful syndrome, characterized by an increased reaction to a stimulus; especially, a repetitive stimulus.
2. A clinical symptom of certain neurological disorders wherein the patient experiences a greatly exaggerated pain sensation to nociceptive stimuli (caused by or reacting to pain).
1. Abnormally rapid digestion.
2. Impaired digestion with hyperchlorhydria (an excessive amount of hydrochloric acid in the stomach).
An elevated concentration of pepsin in the blood.

Pepsins are enzyme that are produced in the stomach which splits proteins into peptones or fragments of protein formed by enzyme action in the first stages of digestion.

An excess of pepsin in the gastric juice.

Pepsin is an enzyme produced in the stomach that breaks down proteins into simpler compounds.

Relating to or characterized by gastric hypersecretion (excessive secretion or a substance; especially, one that is not a waste which is released from a gland or cell).
hyperphagia (high" pur FAY jee uh)
1. The ingestion of a greater than optimal quantity of food; over eating; gluttony.
2. An abnormally increased desire for food frequently resulting from injury to the autonomic regulatory center in the brain; to gorge.
hyperphalangia, hyperphlangism, hyperphalangy
1. The condition of having more digital phalanges (bones of the fingers) than normal; especially, in cases where polydactyly is absent.
2. Presence of a supernumerary phalanx in finger or toe.
1. A driving compulsion, or an abnormal desire, to talk.
2. The overwhelming urge to be saying something.
hyperphilia (s) (noun), hyperphilias (pl)
In psychiatry, an inexact, pseudoscientific term referring to a state of being "oversexed"; Hyperphilia is an extreme sexual desire, and is described as a judgment frequently based on a comparison with the rater's own level of sexual responsiveness.
An increase in the percussion sound or of the voice sound in ausculation.
Overuse of the voice, as by excessive loudness or tension of the vocal muscles.
hyperphotesthesia (s) (noun), hyperphoesthesias (pl)
An increased sensitivity to light: With maturity, Nancy experienced hyperphotesthesia in her eyes and always wore sunglasses when going outside and sometimes even when there were bright lights shining inside.

A well-known singer always appears on stage and on TV wearing shades because he has a condition of hyperphotesthesia.

Related "above, over, beyond the normal, excessive" word units: epi-; super-, supra-, sur; ultra-, ult-.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units meaning "more, plentiful, fullness, excessive, over flowing": copi-; exuber-; multi-; opulen-; ple-; pleio-; plethor-; poly-; super-; total-; ultra-; undu-.