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Definition: 'Hypertrophy'

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hypertrophy

Type: Term

Pronunciation: hī-pĕr′trō-fē

Definitions:
1. General increase in bulk of a part or organ, not due to tumor formation. Use of the term may be restricted to denote greater bulk through increase in size, but not in number, of cells or other individual tissue elements.

Synonyms: hypertrophia

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