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
The florid brushwork of a Constable gets hypertrophied in Freud, into a kind of gross exaggeration of what unleashed paint can do.
Germany has shown us the effects of rationalism, some would say a morbid and hypertrophied reason.The Psychology of Nations|G.E. Partridge
The whole substance in man actually appears hypertrophied when compared with that of lower animals.Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
The cells of this hypertrophied portion show a great tendency to proliferate and produce new nerve structure.
These hypertrophied portions are also removed, and every particle of the dust-like detritus cleaned away.
When fusion of the lips took place the normal lip united with the rim of the protruding hypertrophied lip.The Biological Problem of To-day|Oscar Hertwig