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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Of or related to an exaggerated growth in size or complexity.

Usage examples (34)
  • It was two years ago genetic heart condition known as hypertrophic ...
  • Lewis 'heart failed because it was enlarged, called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
  • Athletes will be checked for a genetic disorder called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which causes a thickening of the heart wall.
  • Nasal polyps represent a consequence of chronic mucosal inflammation; this condition also has been referred to as hypertrophic rhinitis. for more
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