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
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Example sentences from the Web for hypertrophy
Or they hypertrophy plants if they please, until a radish is produced as large as a boy six years old.
This consisted wholly of hypertrophy of the muscular coat and increase of fibrous tissue in the peritoneal layer.
This lesion may be a sunken area or, as is frequently the case, a greatly enlarged swelling, known as a hypertrophy.Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
Fourthly, the rarest have been hypertrophy and hypertrophy with dilatation.Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it|Francis E. Anstie
Further reference to these fruits will be made under the head of Hypertrophy.Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters