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hypertrophy

Chris Park and Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

Second edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199641666
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744471
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An increase in the size of an organ that is caused by an increase in cell size. Contrast hyperplasia.

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Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science)

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