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Of, relating to, or characterized by greatly enlarged cells.


of or relating to a disease characterized by enlarged cells
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Adj.1.cytomegalic - of or relating to or characterized by greatly enlarged cells
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"


a. citomegálico-a, caracterizado-a por células agrandadas.
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Various infections known to cause hypercalcemia include cytomegalic virus infection in AIDS, Nocardia asteroides pericarditis, and Brucellosis.
Two distinct histological patterns of adrenal hypoplasia have been described; the miniature adult and cytomegalic forms.
Williams, "Cytomegalic inclusion disease in the adult," Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol.
(19) Histologic sections routinely stained by hematoxylin-eosin (Figure, A) can detect CMV-infected cells, as they are cytomegalic cells, typically 2- to 4-fold larger than normal, containing basophilic intranuclear inclusion bodies (Cowdry bodies") surrounded by a clear halo, giving the appearance of an "owl's eye." (1,3,4) Cells show a thickened nuclear membrane and smaller granular intracytoplasmic inclusions.
Temporal bone histopathology 14 years after cytomegalic inclusion disease: A case study.
Pharyngeal and rectal cultures were negative for enteroviruses; serological tests for cytomegalic virus, Epstein Barr virus, Q-fever, and mycoplasma were negative; rheumatoid factor, anti-nuclear antibodies, anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, and thyroid function tests were within normal limits.