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megalocardia

[meg-uh-loh-kahr-dee-uh]
noun Pathology.
  1. 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

noun
  1. pathol abnormal increase in the size of the heartAlso 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

(mĕg′ə-lō-kärdē-ə)
n.
  1. cardiomegaly
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