Shows atheroma (fatty degeneration) of the aorta, irregular heart-action, hypertrophy and enlargement of the heart.
hypertrophy: any abnormal enlargement or excessive development.
The caseous material of canker is also present, as is a disposition to hypertrophy of the exposed sensitive structures.
He quotes a case of hypertrophy of the spleen which he cured with this fruit.
For the formation of supernumerary leaves on the surface of the normal one, see Multiplication and hypertrophy.
On the 10th of January 1891 he came home very ill indeed, hypertrophy of the heart having followed on the old Bright's disease.
Further reference to these fruits will be made under the head of hypertrophy.
If we find no tendency to hypertrophy we shall do very well.
In such cases there is new growth of fibrous tissue, most marked in the submucous coat, and hypertrophy of the muscular coat.
Fourthly, the rarest have been hypertrophy and hypertrophy with dilatation.
hypertrophy hy·per·tro·phy (hī-pûr'trə-fē)
A nontumorous enlargement of an organ or a tissue as a result of an increase in the size rather than the number of constituent cells. v. hy·per·tro·phied, hy·per·tro·phy·ing, hy·per·tro·phies
To grow or cause to grow abnormally large.