Definition of Hypertrophy. Meaning of Hypertrophy. Synonyms of Hypertrophy

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Definition of Hypertrophy

Hypertrophy
Hypertrophy 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.

Meaning of Hypertrophy from wikipedia

- Hypertrophy (/haɪˈpɜːrtrəfi/, from Gr**** ὑπέρ "excess" + τροφή "nourishment") is the increase in the volume of an organ or tissue due to the enlargement...
- Muscle hypertrophy involves an increase in size of skeletal muscle through a growth in size of its component cells. Two factors contribute to hypertrophy: sarcoplasmic...
- Breast hypertrophy is a rare medical condition of the breast connective tissues in which the **** become excessively large. The condition is often...
- Ventricular hypertrophy (VH) is thickening of the walls of a ventricle (lower chamber) of the heart. Although left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is more...
- ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is thickening of the heart muscle of the left ventricle of the heart, that is, left-sided ventricular hypertrophy. While ventricular...
- Adenoid hypertrophy (or enlarged adenoids) is the unusual growth (hypertrophy) of the adenoid (pharyngeal tonsil) first described in 1868 by the Danish...
- D/D (deletion/deletion) genotype of ACE is ****ociated with more marked hypertrophy of the left ventricle and may be ****ociated with higher risk of adverse...
- be increased in size (hypertrophy). Hyperplasia is different from hypertrophy in that the adaptive cell change in hypertrophy is an increase in the size...
- Concentric hypertrophy is a hypertrophic growth of a hollow organ without overall enlargement, in which the walls of the organ are thickened and its capacity...
- syndrome and sometimes angioosteohypertrophy syndrome and hemangiectatic hypertrophy, is a rare congenital medical condition in which blood vessels and/or...
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