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hy·per·tro·phy

 (hī-pûr′trə-fē)
n. pl. hy·per·tro·phies
A nontumorous enlargement of an organ or a tissue as a result of an increase in the size rather than the number of constituent cells: muscle hypertrophy.
intr. & tr.v. hy·per·tro·phied, hy·per·tro·phy·ing, hy·per·tro·phies
To grow or cause to grow abnormally large.

hy′per·tro′phic (-trō′fĭk, -trŏf′ĭk) adj.
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hypertrophic

adj hipertrófico
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