Definition of pseudohypertrophic in US English:

pseudohypertrophic

adjective

Medicine
  • Characterized by or exhibiting pseudohypertrophy; specifically designating forms of muscular dystrophy in which there is pseudohypertrophy of muscles.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review. From pseudo- + hypertrophic, after French pseudo-hypertrophique.