Definition of hypertrophic in US English:

hypertrophic

adjective

Physiology
  • See hypertrophy

    • ‘‘In a majority of cases, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is inherited and develops over time, typically in the late teenage years,’ Kerber says.’
    • ‘The most common anomalies are hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and coronary artery anomalies.’
    • ‘Dobutamine is contraindicated in idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis.’
    • ‘After years of misdiagnosis, doctors finally realize she had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.’
    • ‘Patients with dilated and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are at increased risk for perioperative heart failure.’

Pronunciation

hypertrophic

/ˌhīpərˈträfik//ˌhaɪpərˈtrɑfɪk/