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cardiomegaly

[ kahr-dee-oh-meg-uh-lee ]
/ ˌkɑr di oʊˈmɛg ə li /
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noun Pathology.
abnormal enlargement of the heart.
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Also car·di·o·me·ga·li·a [kahr-dee-oh-muh-gey-lee-uh, -geyl-yuh]. /ˌkɑr di oʊ məˈgeɪ li ə, -ˈgeɪl yə/.

Origin of cardiomegaly

cardio- + -megaly<New Latin megalia;see megalo-, -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for cardiomegaly

cardiomegaly
/ (ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈmɛɡəlɪ) /

noun
pathol another name for megalocardia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for cardiomegaly

cardiomegaly
[ kär′dē-ō-mĕgə-lē ]

n.
Enlargement of the heart.macrocardia megalocardia
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