Hyperplasia meaning

hīpər-plāzhə
An abnormal increase in the number of cells in an organ or a tissue with consequent enlargement.
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An abnormal increase in the number of cells composing a tissue or organ.
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The definition of hyperplasia is an abnormal increase in the number of cells in an organ or tissue.

An example of hyperplasia is when the cells near your heart begin to reproduce so rapidly and abnormally that your organs are impaired due to their enlargement from excessive cell growth.

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An abnormal increase in the number of cells in a tissue or organ, with consequent enlargement of the part or organ.
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(medicine) An increase in the size of a tissue or organ due to increased number of cells.
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Origin of hyperplasia

  • hyper- +‎ -plasia

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