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Hypertrophy

Hypertrophy Meaning & Definition
Hypertrophy Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Hypertrophy?

[n] abnormal enlargement of a body part or organ
[v] undergo hypertrophy, as of muscles

Synonyms | Synonyms for Hypertrophy:

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See Also | acromegalia | acromegaly | adenomegaly | cor pulmonale | dactylomegaly | dysplasia | elephantiasis | giantism | gigantism | grow | overgrowth | splenomegaly

Hypertrophy In Webster's Dictionary

\Hy*per"tro*phy\, n. [Gr. "ype`r over, beyond + ? nourishment, fr. ? to nourish: cf. F. hypertrophie.] (Med. & Biol.) A condition of overgrowth or excessive development of an organ or part; -- the opposite of {atrophy}.

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