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Hypertrophy MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hypertrophy
Tree Number(s)
C23.300.775
Unique ID
D006984
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006984
Annotation
NIM; general or unspecified: many precoordinated organ/hypertrophy terms are available; do not confuse with HYPERPLASIA; coord with organ /‌pathol (IM)
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).
NLM Classification #
QZ 140
See Also
Cell Enlargement
Public MeSH Note
65; HYPERTROPHY AND HYPERPLASIA was heading 1963-64
History Note
65; HYPERTROPHY AND HYPERPLASIA was heading 1963-64
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Hypertrophy Preferred
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