HyperDic: hypertrophy

English > 2 senses of the word hypertrophy:
NOUNstatehypertrophyabnormal enlargement of a body part or organ
VERBbodyhypertrophyundergo hypertrophy
hypertrophy > pronunciation
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English > hypertrophy: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAbnormal enlargement of a body part or organ.
Narroweracromegaly, acromegaliaenlargement of bones of hands and feet and face
adenomegalygland enlargement
cor pulmonaleenlargement of the right ventricle of the heart due to disease of the lungs or of the pulmonary blood vessels
dactylomegalyabnormally large fingers or toes
elephantiasishypertrophy of certain body parts (usually legs and scrotum)
giantism, gigantism, overgrowthexcessive size
splenomegalyAn abnormal enlargement of the spleen
BroaderdysplasiaAbnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
Verbshypertrophyundergo hypertrophy
English > hypertrophy: 2 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningUndergo hypertrophy.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelDid his feet hypertrophy?
Example"muscles can hypertrophy when people take steroids"
BroadergrowBecome larger / larger, greater, or bigger
Nounshypertrophyabnormal enlargement of a body part or organ

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