pseudohypertrophy

[ sōō′dō-hī-pûrtrə-fē ]

n.

Increase at the site of an organ or part that is the result of an increase in the size or number of some other tissue, not of the specific functional elements.

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Other words from pseudohypertrophy

pseu′do•hy′per•trophic (-trōfĭk, -trŏfĭk) adj.
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