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1. hypertrophy

noun. ['ˈhaɪpɝˌtroʊfi'] abnormal enlargement of a body part or organ.

Synonyms

  • gigantism
  • splenomegaly
  • dactylomegaly
  • elephantiasis
  • giantism
  • cor pulmonale
  • acromegalia
  • adenomegaly
  • acromegaly
  • dysplasia

Antonyms

  • smallness
  • normality
  • decrease
  • shrink

Etymology

  • -trophy (English)
  • τροφή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • hyper- (English)
  • ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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How do you pronounce hypertrophy?

Pronounce hypertrophy as ˈhaɪpərˌtroʊfi.

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Example sentences of the word hypertrophy


1. Noun, singular or mass
It's one thing to train for strength or endurance, and another thing to train for hypertrophy.

2. hypertrophy

verb. ['ˈhaɪpɝˌtroʊfi'] undergo hypertrophy.

Antonyms

  • stay

Etymology

  • -trophy (English)
  • τροφή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • hyper- (English)
  • ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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