Results for: Hypertrophy

In Conditions and Diseases

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)
In Health

What is Muscular hypertrophy?

WHen you built up muscles really big. Like body builders.An increase in size of skeletal muscle through an increase in thesize of its component cells is called muscular hypert (MORE)
In Health

What does hypertrophies mean?

Hypertrophy takes place when something gets excessively large. It comes from the greek word "υπερτροφια".
In Back Neck and Spine

What is uncinate hypertrophy?

Uncinate hypertrophy is usually caused by osteoarthritis. Thisoccurs when joints in the neck and spine grow bigger than normal.
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What is the Hypertrophy?

Hypertrophy is the enlargement of an organ or tissue from theincrease in size of its cells..
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

Does the spleen hypertrophy?

The spleen can become enlarged. It is often seen in areas with high numbers of malarial infections when the body is repeatedly infected and the spleen responds many times.
In Medication and Drugs

Hypertrophy is defined as?

Hypertrophy is the enlargement of cells, resulting in theenlargement of the organ or tissue to which the cells belong. Theleft ventricle of the heart is especially vulnerable (MORE)
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What are hypertrophied genitals?

Hypertrophied genitals is simply hypertrophy in a person'sgenitals. Hypertrophy is the increase in size of an organ due tothe increase in size of its cells. (There is the sam (MORE)
In Back Neck and Spine

What is facet hypertrophy and uncovertebral hypertrophy?

Facet hypertrophy is when the spine's facet joints enlarge anddegenerate causing stiffness, discomfort, pain, mobility issues, orhunched back. Unconvertebral hypertrophy is wh (MORE)