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.

cardiomegaly

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

cardiomegaly

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

cardiomegaly

Enlargement of the heart. There are a number of causes.
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
Translations
Kardiomegalie

car·di·o·meg·a·ly

n. cardiomegalia, hipertrofia cardíaca.
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The court heard there were known complications to the procedure, including the fact Mr Griffiths had cardiomegaly, a term given to conditions which causes an enlarged heart.
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5) On gross examination, cardiomegaly is frequently noted: in one series, the average heart weight in GCM was 476 g with a range of 405 to 580 g.
A medical report stated that the victim suffered from cardiomegaly -- an enlarged heart.
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