cytomegalic

adjective
cy·to·me·gal·ic | \ˌsī-tō-mi-ˈga-lik \

Definition of cytomegalic 

: characterized by or causing the formation of enlarged cells

First Known Use of cytomegalic

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cytomegalic

New Latin cytomegalia condition of having enlarged cells, from cyt- + megal- + -ia

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cytomegalic

adjective
cy·to·me·gal·ic | \ˌsīt-ō-mi-ˈgal-ik \

Medical Definition of cytomegalic 

: characterized by or causing the formation of enlarged cells

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