hyperplasia

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

Definition of hyperplasia

:an abnormal or unusual increase in the elements composing a part (such as cells composing a tissue) — compare benign prostatic hyperplasia

hyperplastic

play \ˌhī-pər-ˈpla-stik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hyperplasia

New Latin


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hyperplasia

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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

hyperplastic

play \-ˈplas-tik\ adjective

hyperplastically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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