Definition of Hypermobility

1. Noun. An excess amount of elasticity in a bodily joint ¹



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Definition of Hypermobility

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Medical Definition of Hypermobility

1. Increased range of movement of joints, joint laxity, occurring normally in young children or as a result of disease, e.g., Marfan's or Ehlers-Danlos syndrome; hypermobility may result in degenerative joint disease. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypermobility

hypermetrope
hypermetropia
hypermetropias
hypermetropic
hypermetropy
hypermiler
hypermilers
hypermiling
hypermilitarized
hypermnesia
hypermnesias
hypermnesic
hypermnestic
hypermobile
hypermobilities
hypermobility (current term)
hypermobility syndrome
hypermodern
hypermodernism
hypermodernist
hypermodernists
hypermodernity
hypermodified
hypermonopoles
hypermorph
hypermorphic
hypermorphs
hypermotile
hypermotility
hypermultiplet

Literary usage of Hypermobility

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1. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"It must be taken into consideration, that here, too, we are gradually becoming convinced that hypermobility is one of the conditions often dependent ..."

2. Atlas and Epitome of Diseases Caused by Accidents by Eduard Golebiewski (1900)
"... instead of ankylosis we have hypermobility of the ... hypermobility mnst be treated by means of a suitable bandage. Subluxation. ..."

3. Management of Temporomandibular Disorders: Current Bibliographies in by Martha H. Glock, James A. Lipton (1996)
"Dijkstra PU, de Bont LG, de Leeuw R, Stegenga B, Boering G. Temporomandibular joint osteoarthrosis and temporomandibular joint hypermobility. ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1914)
"We find a similar state of affairs in the stomach, for here also spastic states and hypermobility are referable to the same underlying cause. ..."

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