Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of HYPERPLASIA

:  an abnormal or unusual increase in the elements composing a part (as cells composing a tissue)—see benign prostatic hyperplasia, congenital adrenal hyperplasia
hy·per·plas·tic \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective
hy·per·plas·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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