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pseudohypertrophy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

pseudo- +‎ hypertrophy

NounEdit

pseudohypertrophy (plural pseudohypertrophies)

  1. Enlargement at the site of an organ or part resulting from an increase in size or number of a separate tissue.
    Early signs of Duchenne muscular dystrophy may include pseudohypertrophy (enlargement of calf muscles), low endurance, and difficulties in standing unaided or inability to ascend staircases.

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