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megalo-

or megal-
pref.
Large; of exaggerated size or greatness: megalocephaly.

[Greek, from megas, megal-, great; see meg- in Indo-European roots.]

megalo-

or before a vowel

megal-

combining form
indicating greatness, or abnormal size: megalopolis; megaloblast.
[from Greek megas great]

megalo-

a combining form meaning “very large” (megalopolis), “abnormally large” (megaloblast). Compare mega-.
[< Greek, comb. form of megal- (s. of mégas) great, large]
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