pseudohypertrophy

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ hypertrophy

Noun[edit]

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.

References[edit]