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What is facet hypertrophy?

Background/Anatomy The spine has 23 total pairs (46) of facet joints located at the back or rear portion of the spinal column. These are special gliding joints that are made (MORE)
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What does hypertrophies mean?

Hypertrophy takes place when something gets excessively large. It comes from the greek word "υπερτροφια".
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Hypertrophy is defined as?

Hypertrophy is the enlargement of cells, resulting in the  enlargement of the organ or tissue to which the cells belong. The  left ventricle of the heart is especially vulne (MORE)

What are hypertrophied genitals?

Hypertrophied genitals is simply hypertrophy in a person's  genitals. Hypertrophy is the increase in size of an organ due to  the increase in size of its cells. (There is th (MORE)

What is facet hypertrophy and uncovertebral hypertrophy?

Facet hypertrophy is when the spine's facet joints enlarge and  degenerate causing stiffness, discomfort, pain, mobility issues, or  hunched back. Unconvertebral hypertrophy (MORE)