noun, plural hy·per·tro·phies.
verb (used with or without object), hy·per·tro·phied, hy·per·tro·phy·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hypertrophyhy·per·troph·ic [hahy-per-trof-ik, -troh-fik], /ˌhaɪ pərˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk/, adjectivepseu·do·hy·per·troph·ic, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for hypertrophy
According to Clark, the “hypertrophic forms of masculinity” then prevalent favored “unyielding forcefulness” over “suppleness.”
This enlargement, of brief duration, must not be confounded with the hypertrophic sclerosis, another form of the malady.
Apoplexy and palsy, in a scarcely credible number of cases, are directly dependent on hypertrophic enlargement of the heart.Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I|Herbert Spencer
The steps have to be varied according to the degree and extent of the hypertrophic tissue requiring removal.
Probably the most efficient topical application during the hypertrophic stage of cirrhosis is the official ung.
The differentiation of hypertrophic cirrhosis from occlusion of a slowly-forming character is by no means easy.