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Introduction: Hypertrophy

Description of Hypertrophy

Hypertrophy: general increase in bulk of a body part or organ due to an increase in cell volume; it is not due to tumor formation, nor to an increase in the number of cells.
Source: CRISP

Hypertrophy: General increase in bulk of a part or organ due to CELL ENLARGEMENT and accumulation of FLUIDS AND SECRETIONS, not due to tumor formation, nor to an increase in the number of cells (HYPERPLASIA).
Source: MeSH 2007

Hypertrophy: Related Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Hypertrophy

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