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Search Results for: hypertrophy

Vicarious hypertrophy

vicarious hypertrophy hypertrophy of an organ following failure of another organ because of a functional relationship... Read More

Hypertrophy

Hypertrophy The enlargement or overgrowth of an organ or part due to an increase in size of its constituent cells. Compare:... Read More

Cor

Cor The muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood. C. Adiposum a heart that has undergone fatty... Read More

Hyperplasia

Hyperplasia (Science: pathology) The abnormal multiplication or increase in the number of normal cells in normal arrangement... Read More

Dermatoma

Dermatoma a circumscribed thickening or hypertrophy of the skin. Origin: dermato-- g. -oma,... Read More

Potato nose

potato nose --> rhinophyma A manifestation of severe acne rosacea resulting in significant enlargement of the nose and... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Papula

papula Origin: L. 1. (Science: medicine) A pimple; a small, usually conical, elevation of the cuticle, produced by... Read More

Pulmonary valve

Definition noun, plural: pulmonary valves (anatomy, cardiology) The semilunar valve that lies between the right ventricle... Read More

Degenerative disease

A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More