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hy·per·pla·sia

 (hī′pər-plā′zhə)
n.
An abnormal increase in the number of cells in a tissue or organ, with consequent enlargement of the part or organ.

hy′per·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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hyperplasia

(ˌhaɪpəˈplæzɪə)
n
(Pathology) enlargement of a bodily organ or part resulting from an increase in the total number of cells. Compare hypertrophy
hyperplastic adj
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hy•per•pla•sia

(ˌhaɪ pərˈpleɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə)

n.
1. abnormal multiplication of cells.
2. enlargement of a part due to an abnormal numerical increase of its cells.
[1860–65]
hy`per•plas′tic (-ˈplæs tɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperplasia - abnormal increase in number of cells
dysplasia - abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
benign prostatic hyperplasia, BPH - enlarged prostate; appears to be part of the natural aging process
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Translations

hy·per·pla·si·a

n. hiperplasia, proliferación excesiva de células normales en un tejido.
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hyperplasia

n hiperplasia; benign prostatic— hiperplasia prostática benigna; congenital adrenal — hiperplasia suprarrenal congénita
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References in periodicals archive ?
Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare primary disorder that is detected incidentally without preexisting chronic lung disease and is considered to be neuroendocrine cell proliferation, often accompanied by constrictive obliterative bronchiolitis.
MONDAY, April 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Sirolimus may be beneficial for patients with diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH), according to a research letter published online April 10 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
PNEC hyperplasia without an underlying pulmonary disease is known as neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy (NEHI) in children and in adult counterpart is known as diffuse idiopathic neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH).
Among all pulmonary neoplastic lesions in adults, DIPNECH, or diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia, remains extremely rare with less than 100 cases reported worldwide [1].
This rare condition has been referred to as diffuse idiopathic NE cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH).
Potential Etiologies of Constrictive Bronchiolitis (a) Post lung transplantation Post bone marrow transplantation Healed infection, especially adenovirus infection Drug reactions Healed injury from exposure to fumes and toxins Collagen vascular disease, especially rheumatoid arthritis As a component or complication of: Bronchiectasis Cellular bronchiolitis Asthma Chronic bronchitis Cystic fibrosis DIPNECH or carcinoid tumorlets Inflammatory bowel disease-associated small airways disease Idiopathic Abbreviation: DIPNECH, diffuse idiopathic neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia.