-megaly


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

Also -megalia.

Origin of -megaly

< New Latin -megalia. See megalo-, -y3
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-megaly in Medicine

-megaly

suff.

Enlargement:splenomegaly.
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