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hy•per•tro•phy



Pronunciation: (hī-pûr'tru-fē), [key]
n., pl. -phies,
v., -phied, -phy•ing.


n.
1. abnormal enlargement of a part or organ; excessive growth.
2. excessive growth or accumulation of any kind.

v.t., v.i.
to affect with or undergo hypertrophy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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