hepatomegaly

noun
he·​pa·​to·​meg·​a·​ly | \ ˌhe-pə-tō-ˈme-gə-lē How to pronounce hepatomegaly (audio) , hi-ˌpa-tə-ˈme- \
plural hepatomegalies

Definition of hepatomegaly

: enlargement of the liver

First Known Use of hepatomegaly

circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Hepatomegaly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hepatomegaly. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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hepatomegaly

noun
he·​pa·​to·​meg·​a·​ly | \ ˌhep-ət-ō-ˈmeg-ə-lē How to pronounce hepatomegaly (audio) , hi-ˌpat-ə-ˈmeg- How to pronounce hepatomegaly (audio) \
plural hepatomegalies

Medical Definition of hepatomegaly

: enlargement of the liver

Other Words from hepatomegaly

hepatomegalic \ -​ˈmeg-​ə-​lik How to pronounce hepatomegaly (audio) \ adjective

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