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Hyperplasia is an excess of normal tissue. Specifically, it is the increased cell production in a normal tissue or an organ. Hyperplasia may be a sign of precancerous changes.Update Date: 8/28/2007 Updated by: Daniel R Alexander, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.