cardiomegaly


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car·di·o·meg·a·ly

 (kär′dē-ō-mĕg′ə-lē)
n.
Enlargement of the heart. Also called megalocardia.
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cardiomegaly

(ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈmɛɡəlɪ)
n
(Pathology) pathol another name for megalocardia
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cardiomegaly

Medicine. an abnormal enlargement of the heart.
See also: Heart
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cardiomegaly

Enlargement of the heart. There are a number of causes.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardiomegaly - an abnormal enlargement of the heartcardiomegaly - an abnormal enlargement of the heart; "mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes"
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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Translations
Kardiomegalie

car·di·o·meg·a·ly

n. cardiomegalia, hipertrofia cardíaca.
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