noun (hypertroph, ies, -)
- (medicine) An increase in the size of an organ due to swelling of the individual cells
- (bodybuilding) Increase in muscle size through increased numbers of muscle fibers; a result of strict diet, weightlifting, and other exercise.
verb (hypertroph, i, ed)
- Dutch: hypertrofie
- French: hypertrophie
- Italian: ipertrofia
- Spanish: hipertrofia
- (context, intransitive, of a tissue or organ): To increase in size
- French: s'hypertrophier
- Spanish: hipertrofiarse
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