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Glossary of Physiology Terms
An increase in the number of cells in a tissue. It is generally brought about through mitotic cell division of cells within a tissue.
It also refers to an enlargement of an organ or body part due to an increase in the number of cells
within the organ or body part.
Related glossary terms/phrases:Hypertrophy
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Last updated: Saturday, January 24, 2015