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HIPERPLASIA [1 record]

Record 1 2012-02-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Symptoms (Medicine)
  • Cancers and Oncology
DEF

An increase in the number of essentially normal cells.

CONT

Enlarged mucous glands in the large airways, the most characteristic abnormality, is primarily due to increased numbers of their constituent cells (hyperplasia) rather than to enlargement of cells (hypertrophy).

OBS

hyperplasia: This is not itself a cancerous condition although it may become cancerous in some cases.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Symptômes (Médecine)
  • Cancers et oncologie
DEF

Augmentation non tumorale du nombre de cellules d'un organe ou d'un tissu causant leur hypertrophie.

Key term(s)
  • hyperplastie

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Síntomas (Medicina)
  • Tipos de cáncer y oncología
DEF

Crecimiento anormal de células que lleva a un aumento del tamaño del órgano concreto.

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