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hepatomegaly

[hep-uh-toh-meg-uh-lee, hi-pat-uh-] /ˌhɛp ə toʊˈmɛg ə li, hɪˌpæt ə-/
noun, Pathology
1.
an abnormal enlargement of the liver, usually associated with liver disease or heart failure.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; hepato- + -megaly
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British Dictionary definitions for hepatomegaly

hepatomegaly

/ˌhɛpətəʊˈmɛɡəlɪ/
noun
1.
an abnormal enlargement of the liver, caused by congestion, inflammation, or a tumour
Word Origin
C20: from hepato- + New Latin megalia, from Greek megas great
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hepatomegaly in Medicine

hepatomegaly hep·a·to·meg·a·ly (hěp'ə-tō-měg'ə-lē, hĭ-pāt'ə-)
n.
The abnormal enlargement of the liver. Also called megalohepatia.

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