Complete Definition of "hypertrophy"

was wotd|2006|March|4
English
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Pronunciation
italbrac|RP IPA|/haɪËpÉËtrÉfi/
italbrac|US IPA|/haɪËpÉËtrÉfi/
audio|en-us-hypertrophy.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun|hypertroph|ies|-

  1. medicine An increase in the size of an organ due to swelling of the individual cells
  2. bodybuilding Increase in muscle size through increased numbers of muscle fibers; a result of strict diet, weightlifting, and other exercise.

Translations

Croatian: hipertrofija
Dutch: hypertrofie
French: hypertrophie f
Greek: ÏÏεÏÏÏοÏία (ipertrofia) f
Italian: ipertrofia
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Polish: hipertrofia
Portuguese: hipertrofia f
Romanian: hipertrofie
Spanish: hipertrofia f

Verb
en-verb|hypertroph|i|ed

  1. context|intransitive|of a tissue or organ: To increase in size

Translations

French: s'hypertrophier
Greek: ÏÏεÏÏÏοÏÏ (ipertrofo), αÏÎ¾Î¬Î½Ï (afksano)
Portuguese: hipertrofiar
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Romanian: hipertrofia
Spanish: hipertrofiarse

Antonyms
atrophy

Category:Greek derivations

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