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1

What three mechanisms can induce cardiac hypertrophy?

1. Mechanical sensors 2. Growth factors 3. Vasoactive agents

2

Atrophy is accompanied by a marked increase in what subcellular component?

Autophagic vacuoles

3

What makes up autophagic vacuoles?

Fused lysosomes and intracellular organelles

4

What is the mechanism of metaplasia?

Reprogramming of stem cells in normal tissues or undifferentiated mesenchymal cells in CT