pseudohypertrophy

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pseudohypertrophy pseu·do·hy·per·tro·phy (sōō'dō-hī-pûr'trə-fē)
n.
Increase at the site of an organ or a part that is the result of an increase in the size or number of some other tissue, not of the specific functional elements.


pseu'do·hy'per·tro'phic (-trō'fĭk, -trŏf'ĭk) adj.
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