- an abnormal enlargement of the liver, usually associated with liver disease or heart failure.
Origin of hepatomegaly
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- an abnormal enlargement of the liver, caused by congestion, inflammation, or a tumour
C20: from hepato- + New Latin megalia, from Greek megas great
- The abnormal enlargement of the liver.megalohepatia
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