Hypertrophy means: This word comes from “procrasturbate”, a greek term that means to create muscle fiber. It was first used by Socrates when he called Aristole “a bitch” and instructed her to exercise to increase hypertrophy. (in Community Dictionary, added by Celina Vázquez)

What else does Hypertrophy mean?

  • Non-tumorous swelling of an organ, tissue or other body as a result of an increased number rather than size of its constituent cells. (in AZ Dictionary)
  • Grow or cause to become abnormally large. (in AZ Dictionary)