Definition of pseudohypertrophy in English:

pseudohypertrophy

noun

Medicine
  • Enlargement of an organ or body part, especially a muscle, caused not by hypertrophy of its functional tissue but by an increase in adipose or fibrous tissue, accumulation of an abnormal substance, etc.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From pseudo- + hypertrophy. Compare German Pseudohypertrophie.

Pronunciation

pseudohypertrophy

/ˌs(j)uːdəʊhʌɪˈpəːtrəfi/