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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
muscle hypertrophy +     
muscle hypertrophy in response to stress +   
negative regulation of muscle hypertrophy +   
physiological muscle hypertrophy +   
positive regulation of muscle hypertrophy +   
regulation of muscle hypertrophy +   
smooth muscle hypertrophy +   
striated muscle hypertrophy +   
The enlargement or overgrowth of all or part of an organ due to an increase in size of muscle cells without cell division. In the case of striated muscle, this happens due to the additional synthesis of sarcomeric proteins and assembly of myofibrils.

Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_muscle

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