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Descriptor English: Hypertrophy
Descriptor Spanish: Hipertrofia
Descriptor Portuguese: Hipertrofia
Descriptor French: Hypertrophie
Entry term(s): Hypertrophies
Tree number(s): C23.300.775
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006984
Scope note: General increase in bulk of a part or organ due to CELL ENLARGEMENT and accumulation of FLUIDS AND SECRETIONS, not due to tumor formation, nor to an increase in the number of cells (HYPERPLASIA).
Annotation: NIM; general or unspecified: many precoordinated organ/hypertrophy terms are available; do not confuse with HYPERPLASIA; coord with organ /pathol (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 65; HYPERTROPHY AND HYPERPLASIA was heading 1963-64
History Note: 65; HYPERTROPHY AND HYPERPLASIA was heading 1963-64
Related: Cell Enlargement MeSH
DeCS ID: 7163
Unique ID: D006984
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Hypertrophy - Preferred
Concept UI M0010875
Scope note General increase in bulk of a part or organ due to CELL ENLARGEMENT and accumulation of FLUIDS AND SECRETIONS, not due to tumor formation, nor to an increase in the number of cells (HYPERPLASIA).
Preferred term Hypertrophy
Entry term(s) Hypertrophies



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