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HIPERPLASIA [1 record]

Record 1 2012-02-29


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

An increase in the number of essentially normal cells.


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).


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


  • Symptômes (Médecine)
  • Cancers et oncologie

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

Key term(s)
  • hyperplastie


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

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

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