-megaly

-megaly

a combining form meaning “irregular enlargement” of the organ of the body specified by the initial element: cardiomegaly.
Also, -megalia.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin -megalia. See megalo-, -y3

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-megaly suff.
Enlargement: splenomegaly.

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