megalocardia


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

meg·a·lo·car·di·a

 (mĕg′ə-lō-kär′dē-ə)
[megalo- + Greek kardiā, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

megalocardia

(ˌmɛɡələʊˈkɑːdɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol abnormal increase in the size of the heart. Also called: cardiomegaly
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.megalocardia - an abnormal enlargement of the heartmegalocardia - 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.