hemihypertrophy

Muscular or osseous hypertrophy of one side of the face or body.

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hemi·hy·per·tro·phy -hī-'pər-trə-fē n, pl -phies hypertrophy of one half of an organ or part or of one side of the whole body <facial \hemihypertrophy> compare HEMIATROPHY

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n.
a condition in which one side of the body is larger than the other. It is often benign but can be associated with nephroblastoma.

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hemi·hy·per·tro·phy (hem″e-hi-purґtrə-fe) [hemi- + hypertrophy] 1. overgrowth of one half of the body or unilateral hypertrophy of a part. 2. Curtius syndrome.

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