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Descriptor English:   Hyperplasia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hiperplasia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hiperplasia 
Synonyms English:   Hyperplasias  
Tree Number:   C23.550.444
Definition English:   An increase in the number of cells in a tissue or organ without tumor formation. It differs from HYPERTROPHY, which is an increase in bulk without an increase in the number of cells. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; coordinate NIM with organ /pathol (IM); many specific precoordinated hyperplasia terms are available; congen adrenal hyperplasia = ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA, CONGENITAL but non-congenital adrenal hyperplasia = ADRENAL GLANDS /pathol (IM) + HYPERPLASIA (NIM)
See Related English:   Cell Proliferation
Precancerous Conditions
 
History Note English:   1965 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   7144 
Unique Identifier:   D006965 

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