Hysterogenic
Hysterogenic Hys`ter*o*gen"ic, a. [Hysteria + root of Gr. ? to be born.] (Physiol.) Producing hysteria; as, the hysterogenicpressure points on the surface of the body, pressure upon which is said both to produce and arrest an attack of hysteria. --De Watteville. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hysterogenic — hysterogeny /his teuh roj euh nee/, n. /his teuhr euh jen ik/, adj. Med. inducing hysteria. [1885 90; HYSTER(IA) + O + GENIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hysterogenic — hys·ter·o·gen·ic .his tə rō jen ik adj inducing hysteria …   Medical dictionary

  • hysterogenic — causing hysteria Causation and Formation …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hysterogenic — adj. causing hysteria, tending to produce hysteria …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hysterogenic — hys·ter·o·gen·ic …   English syllables

  • hysterogenic — |histərō|jenik adjective Etymology: hyster + genic : inducing hysteria …   Useful english dictionary

  • hysterogenic, hysterogenous — Causing hysterical symptoms or reactions. [hysteria + G. gen, producing] …   Medical dictionary

  • hysteroepileptogenous point — hysterogenic point a point on which, if pressure such as tickling is exerted, a hysteric or hysteroepileptic attack may be produced …   Medical dictionary

  • hystérogène — I. ⇒HYSTÉROGÈNE1, adj. Rare et vx. ,,Né, engendré postérieurement (LITTRÉ). LING. ,,Terme appliqué parfois aux dérivés issus de dérivés (...) qu on appelle plus ordinairement formations secondaires (MAR. Lex. 1933). Prononc. : [ ]. Étymol. et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hysteriagenic — hys·te·ri·a·gen·ic his .ter ē ə jen ik, .tir adj HYSTEROGENIC <hysteriagenic animal rations> …   Medical dictionary

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