TITLE

pseudohypertrophy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1803
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "pseudohypertrophy" is presented. It refers to a condition in which an organ size has increased owing to hypertrophy or hyperplasia of tissue other than parenchyma.
ACCESSION #
21242649

 

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