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megalocardia

[ meg-uh-loh-kahr-dee-uh ]
/ ˌmɛg ə loʊˈkɑr di ə /
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noun Pathology.

hypertrophy of the heart.

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Origin of megalocardia

First recorded in 1850–55; megalo- + -cardia
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British Dictionary definitions for megalocardia

megalocardia
/ (ˌmɛɡələʊˈkɑːdɪə) /

noun

pathol abnormal increase in the size of the heartAlso called: cardiomegaly
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Medical definitions for megalocardia

megalocardia
[ mĕg′ə-lō-kärdē-ə ]

n.

cardiomegaly
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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