pseudohypertrophic

adjective

pseu·​do·​hy·​per·​tro·​phic -ˌhī-pər-ˈtrō-fik How to pronounce pseudohypertrophic (audio)
: falsely hypertrophic
specifically : being a form of muscular dystrophy in which the muscles become swollen with deposits of fat and fibrous tissue
pseudohypertrophy noun
plural pseudohypertrophies

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“Pseudohypertrophic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudohypertrophic. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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