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megalocardia

[meg-uh-loh-kahr-dee-uh] /ˌmɛg ə loʊˈkɑr di ə/
noun, Pathology.
1.
hypertrophy of the heart.
Origin of megalocardia
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; megalo- + -cardia
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British Dictionary definitions for megalocardia

megalocardia

/ˌmɛɡələʊˈkɑːdɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) abnormal increase in the size of the heart Also called cardiomegaly
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Word Origin and History for megalocardia

1893, from megalo- + cardia "heart" (see cardiac).

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megalocardia in Medicine

megalocardia meg·a·lo·car·di·a (měg'ə-lō-kär'dē-ə)
n.
See cardiomegaly.

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