Definition of superpurgation in English:

superpurgation

noun

Medicine
historical
  • Excessive or violent purgation, often as brought about by drugs; an instance of this.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Twyne (1543–1613), physician. From super- + purgation, after post-classical Latin superpurgation-, superpurgatio, itself after ancient Greek ὑπερκάθαρσις.

Pronunciation

superpurgation

/ˌsuːpəpəːˈɡeɪʃn/