Relating to or marked by pseudohypertrophy.


Relating to or marked by pseudohypertrophy.


(soo″dō-hī-pĕr′trō-fē) [″ + hyper, above, + trophe, nourishment]
The increase in size of an organ or structure owing to hypertrophy or hyperplasia of tissue other than parenchyma. It often is accompanied by diminution of function.
pseudohypertrophic (-trō′fĭk), adjective
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