n. excessive growth of a part; v.i. grow to abnormal size.
   ♦ hypertrophic,
   ♦ hypertrophied, a.

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  • hypertrophy — [hī pʉr′trə fē] n. [ModL: see HYPER & TROPHY] a considerable increase in the size of an organ or tissue, caused by enlargement of its cellular components vi., vt. hypertrophied, hypertrophying to undergo or cause to undergo hypertrophy… …   English World dictionary

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  • hypertrophy — hy·per·tro·phy || haɪ pÉœrtrəʊfɪ / pɜːt v. affect with hypertrophy; be affected with hypertrophy n. abnormal enlargement of a part or organ; excessive growth …   English contemporary dictionary

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