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Hyperplasia

Hyperplasia

(Science: pathology) The abnormal multiplication or increase in the number of normal cells in normal arrangement in a tissue.

Compare: hypertrophy.

Origin: gr. Plasis = formation abnormal increase in number of cells.An increase in cell number which results in an increase in tissue mass.


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... thyroxine d. below normal TSH: below-normal thyroxine e. normal TSH: normal thyroxine 3. A 35 year-old XY subject with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (21-hydroxylase deficiency) would have: a. moon face b. enlarged adrenal glands c. hypertension d. above normal hematocrit 4. Which of ...

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Unknown disease in Malaysia,1 of my friend infected.Pls Help

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by vergil5203
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by Revenged
Fri Mar 30, 2007 10:05 am
 
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