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Introduction: Hyperplasia

Description of Hyperplasia

Hyperplasia (medical condition): Hyperplasia is a medical term for cell growth beyond what is normal. It is usually used to refer to a non-cancerous ...more

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Hyperplasia: Abnormal multiplication of normal cells resulting in an increase in the size of the tissue.

Hyperplasia: abnormal increase in number of cells.
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Hyperplasia: An abnormal increase in the number of cells in an organ or a tissue with consequent enlargement.
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Hyperplasia: abnormal multiplication of otherwise normal cells, leading to tissue enlargement.
Source: CRISP

Hyperplasia: An increase in the number of cells in a tissue or organ without tumor formation. It differs from HYPERTROPHY, which is an increase in bulk without an increase in the number of cells.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hyperplasia: Related Topics

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Hyperplasia as a Disease

Hyperplasia (medical condition): See Hyperplasia (disease information).
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Hyperplasia: Related Diseases

Hyperplasia: Hyperplasia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

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Hyperplasia: Related Disease Topics

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Related Topics

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Broader terms for Hyperplasia

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The term Hyperplasia can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Hyperplasia:

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The description of Hyperplasia may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Hyperplasia

The following list attempts to classify Hyperplasia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • dysplasia
  • abnormal condition,abnormalcy,abnormality
  • condition,status
  • state

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