pseudohypertrophic (not comparable)
- (medicine) Falsely hypertrophic.
In pseudohypertrophic paralysis, the muscles are apparently enlarged, but are really degenerated and replaced by fat.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pseudohypertrophic in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)