Hypertrophic is a descriptive term for abnormal overgrowth of an organ or a tissue.

 

Tissue overgrowth

The term can be used for any tissue overgrowth, eg an hypertrophic scar is an abnormaly thickened scar. 

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Hypertrophy of the synovium in the anteromedial aspect of the knee joint following trauma: an unusual cause of knee pain.. Chow JC, Hantes M and Houle JB. Arthroscopy. 2002 Sep;18(7):735-40.


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