how to pronounce hypertrophy


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hypertrophy is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of hypertrophy


  1. An increase in the size of an organ due to swelling of the individual cells.
  2. Increase in muscle size through increased size of individual muscle cells; a result of weightlifting, and other exercise. It differs from muscle hyperplasia, which is the formation of new muscle cells.


  1. To increase in size.

hypertrophy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hypertrophy occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hypertrophy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hypertrophy can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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