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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.


adj hiperplásico
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They are the result of a hyperplastic, reparative response to nerve injury, and form during attempted reinnervation of the area.
The diagnosis was hyperplastic and hypertrophied Bartholin's gland.
In hard tissue application, the laser is used for caries prevention, bleaching, restorative removal and curing, cavity preparation, dentinal hypersensitivity, growth modulation and for diagnostic purposes, whereas soft tissue application includes wound healing, removal of hyperplastic tissue to uncovering of impacted or partially erupted tooth, photodynamic therapy for malignancies, photo stimulation of herpetic lesion.
Pathological assessment of the specimens revealed a hyperplastic nodule in the right thyroid lobe (Figures 3 and 4) and a parathyroid adenoma (Figures 5 and 6).
Hyperplastic gastric polyp was the predominant type and was seen in 30(88.
Amongst the benign lesions, it includes hyperplastic nodules, adenomatoid nodules and follicular adenoma.
The nonneoplastic polyps include hyperplastic, juvenile, hamartomatous, inflammatory, and lymphoid polyps.
Eosinophilic hyperplastic lymphogranuloma, comparison with Mikulicz's disease.
Two German pathologists, Feyrter in 1929 (3) and Westhues in 1934, (4) are credited as being the first to use the term hyperplastic polyp in German-language literature.
Histopathological examination revealed hyperplastic stratified squamous epithelium showed parakeratosis.
Hyperplastic polyps were the commonest in the present study (66.
Hair follicles also become hyperplastic in dogs with otitis externa.