What does hypertrophy mean?

hypertrophy in AZ Dictionary

(n) A nontumorous enhancement of an organ or a tissue due to a rise in the size as opposed to the few constituent cells: muscle mass hypertrophy.
(n) a rise in how big is an organ because of swelling associated with individual cells
(n) Increase in muscle tissue dimensions through increased measurements of specific muscle tissue cells; due to weightlifting, along with other exercise. It differs from muscle hyperplasia, which is the development of the latest muscle mass cells.
(v) to cultivate or cause to grow uncommonly huge.
(v) : to boost in dimensions
(v) go through hypertrophy
In order to become hypertrophous or enlarged from extortionate nutrition.

hypertrophy in Agriculture Dictionary

General boost in bulk of a part or organ, because of cell enhancement and accumulation of liquids and secretions, perhaps not as a result of tumor development, nor to an increase in the number of cells (hyperplasia). by Michelina BurchfieldReport definition

hypertrophy in Medical Dictionary

Enlargement or overgrowth of an organ or part of the human body due to the increased measurements of the constituent cells. by Elmira TorbertReport definition

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  • Antonym for "hypertrophy"
    • atrophy
  • Verb Forms for "hypertrophy"
    • hypertrophied, hypertrophies, hypertrophying
  • Hypernym for "hypertrophy"
    • grow
  • Cross Reference for "hypertrophy"
    • eccentric hypertrophy of the heart, quantitative hypertrophy, false hypertrophy, functional hypertrophy, compensatory hypertrophy
  • Same Context for "hypertrophy"
    • hyperplasia, adenocarcinoma, carcinoma, effacement, adenoma
  • Variant for "hypertrophy"
    • hypertrophied
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