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hyperplasia

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noun hy·per·pla·sia \ˌhī-pər-ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of hyperplasia

  1. :  an abnormal or unusual increase in the elements composing a part (as cells composing a tissue)—see benign prostatic hyperplasia, congenital adrenal hyperplasia

hyperplastic \-ˈplas-tik\play adjective
hyperplastically \-ti-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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