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[hyper- + -trophy]
1. An increase in the size of an organ, structure, or the body due to growth rather than tumor formation. This term is generally restricted to an increase in size or bulk that results not from an increase in the number of cells but from an increase in a cellular component, e.g., proteins. It applies to any increase in size as a result of functional activity. SYN: SEE: hypertrophia SEE: hyperplasia hypertrophic (hī″pĕr-trō′fik ), adj. 2. To cause or experience hypertrophy.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Hypertrophy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742750/3/hypertrophy.
Hypertrophy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742750/3/hypertrophy. Accessed December 12, 2019.
Hypertrophy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742750/3/hypertrophy
Hypertrophy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 12]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742750/3/hypertrophy.
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