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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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Adj.1.hypertrophied - (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells; "hypertrophied myocardial fibers"
atrophied, diminished, wasted - (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use; "partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"
References in classic literature ?
Some I recognized as a kind of hypertrophied raspberry and orange, but for the most part they were strange.
12] The cause of chronic nasal obstruction due to hypertrophied inferior turbinates is usually allergic rhinitis or vasomotor rhinitis.
Medical or surgical reduction in the size of hypertrophied turbinates is very important to establish adequate airway which will lead to aeration of paranasal sinuses and will abate the symptoms.
It seems that the internal LV dimensions in the obese do not exceed those of the non-obese, but LA is larger in the obese subjects, which is most likely to be correlated with the diastolic dysfunction with elevated filling pressures of the hypertrophied LV in the obese.
The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy of cryosurgery and submucosal diathermy in terms of relief of nasal obstruction caused by hypertrophied inferior turbinates.
Stroke volume in HCM is often decreased because of impaired diastolic filling resulting from smaller chamber size and poor compliance of the hypertrophied left ventricle.
CMR demonstrated a non-dilated but severely hypertrophied left ventricle (end-diastolic volume 178 mL, myocardial mass 324g) with normal systolic function (Figure 1 A).
The intraoperative material obtained from the hypertrophied gingiva revealed a polypoid hypertrophy of the abundant connective stroma with multiple partially dilated lymphatic vessels, nonspecific inflammatory infiltrates and focal mucosal ulceration.
It is able to selectively detach hypertrophied adipocytes without destroying them.
5 cm at 1 year of age, but a compensatorily hypertrophied kidney should be 6.
Other voltage-based criteria have emerged, including the Cornell voltage (12), based on findings on how the hypertrophied heart electrically orientates, which adds the amplitude of R wave in aVL to the S wave in V3.
2006), while in HCM the heart is hypertrophied asymmetrically with the LV chamber rarely increased in size (D'Andrea et al.