- (pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation 2. [n] - the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
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[ Latin irritatio
: confer French irritation
The act of irritating, or exciting, or the state of being irritated; excitement; stimulation, usually of an undue and uncomfortable kind; especially, excitement of anger or passion; provocation; annoyance; anger.
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A state of overexcitation and undue sensitivity. ... Origin: L. Irritatio ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(ir″ĭ-ta´shәn) the act of stimulating. a state of overexcitation and undue sensitivity. adj., ir´ritative., adj.
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• (n.) The act of irritating, or exciting, or the state of being irritated; excitement; stimulation, usually of an undue and uncomfortable kind; especially, excitement of anger or passion; provocation; annoyance; anger. • (n.) The act of exciting, or the condition of being excited to action, by stimulation; -- as, the condition of an orga
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(L. irritatio) a state of overexcitation and undue sensitivity.
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Irritation or exacerbation, in biology and physiology, is a state of inflammation or painful reaction to allergy or cell-lining damage. A stimulus or agent which induces the state of irritation is an irritant. Irritants are typically thought of as chemical agents (for example phenol and capsaicin) but mechanical, thermal (heat), and radiative stim
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- a sudden outburst of anger
- an uncomfortable feeling in some part of the body
- the act of troubling or annoying someone
Type: Term Pronunciation: ir′i-tā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Extreme incipient inflammatory reaction of the tissues to an injury. 2. The normal response of nerve or muscle to a stimulus. 3. The evocation of a normal or exaggerated reaction in the tissues by the application of a stimulus.
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