-megaly

noun combining form

Definition of -megaly

  1. :  abnormal enlargement <hepatomegaly>

Origin and Etymology of -megaly

New Latin -megalia, from Greek megal-, megas


Medical Dictionary

-megaly

noun combining form -meg·a·ly \ˈmeg-ə-lē\

Medical Definition of -megaly

plural

-megalies

  1. :  abnormal enlargement (of a specified part) <hepatomegaly> <splenomegaly>


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