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HYPERTROPHIED

 Dictionary entry overview: What does hypertrophied mean? 

HYPERTROPHIED (adjective)
  The adjective HYPERTROPHIED has 1 sense:

1. (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells

  Familiarity information: HYPERTROPHIED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HYPERTROPHIED (adjective)


Sense 1hypertrophied [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells

Synonyms:

hypertrophied; enlarged

Context example:

hypertrophied myocardial fibers

Antonym:

atrophied ((of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use)


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