physiologic hypertrophy

phys·i·o·log·ic hy·per·tro·phy

temporary increase in size of an organ or part to provide for a natural increase of function, such as the kind that occurs in the walls of the uterus and in the mammae during pregnancy.

physiologic hypertrophy,

a temporary increase in the size of an organ or part caused by normal physiologic functions, such as occurs in the walls of the uterus and in the breasts during pregnancy.

phys·i·o·log·ic hy·per·tro·phy

(fiz'ē-ŏ-loj'ik hī-pĕr'trō-fē)
Temporary increase in the size of an organ or part to provide for a natural increase of function.
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