Definitions

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  • adjective (Med. & Biol.) Excessively developed; characterized by hypertrophy.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of hypertrophy.

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  • adjective (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells

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Examples

  • Some I recognized as a kind of hypertrophied raspberry and orange, but for the most part they were strange.

    The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells

  • Some I recognized as a kind of hypertrophied raspberry and orange, but for the most part they were strange.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • Some I recognized as a kind of hypertrophied raspberry and orange, but for the most part they were strange.

    The Time Machine

  • Some I recognized as a kind of hypertrophied raspberry and orange, but for the most part they were strange.

    Chapter 4

  • Some I recognized as a kind of hypertrophied raspberry and orange, but for the most part they were strange.

    The Time Machine

  • Jerusalem centers on Johnny "Rooster" Byron, a hypertrophied, unemployed Lord of Misrule, currently squatting in a trailer on some forestland in southwest England.

    Eamon Murphy: Theater Review: Jerusalem

  • Jerusalem centers on Johnny "Rooster" Byron, a hypertrophied, unemployed Lord of Misrule, currently squatting in a trailer on some forestland in southwest England.

    Eamon Murphy: Theater Review: Jerusalem

  • Jerusalem centers on Johnny "Rooster" Byron, a hypertrophied, unemployed Lord of Misrule, currently squatting in a trailer on some forestland in southwest England.

    Eamon Murphy: Theater Review: Jerusalem

  • Today, they contend, those qualities have been eclipsed “by the hypertrophied commercial individualism of the age of extremes” — as high-altitude adventure has become high-tech, it has become compromised, disputatious, even nihilistic.

    Cover to Cover

  • Mannikarottu AS, Disanto ME, Zderic SA, Wein AJ, Chacko S.: Altered expression of thin filament-associated proteins in hypertrophied urinary bladder smooth muscle.

    Publications of the Urology Division

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