-megaly

-megaly
a combining form meaning "irregular enlargement" of the organ of the body specified by the initial element: cardiomegaly.
Also, -megalia.
[ < NL -megalia. See MEGALO-, -Y3]

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  • -megaly — noun combining form Etymology: New Latin megalia, from Greek megal , megas abnormal enlargement < hepatomegaly > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • -megaly — Large. [G. megas (megal )] * * * suffix denoting abnormal enlargement. Example: splenomegaly (of spleen). * * * [Gr. megas, gen. megalou big, great] a word termination denoting abnormal enlargement of the structure signified by the root to which… …   Medical dictionary

  • -megaly — meg·a·ly …   English syllables

  • -megaly — combining form denoting abnormal enlargement. splenomegaly of spleen …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • -megaly — or megalia aff. a combining form meaning “irregular enlargement” of the organ of the body specified by the initial element: hepatomegaly; splenomegaly[/ex] • Etymology: < NL megalia. See megalo , y III …   From formal English to slang

  • -megaly — …   Useful english dictionary

  • -Мегалия (-Megaly) — суффикс, обозначающий аномальное увеличение чего либо. Например: спленомегалия (splenomegaly) аномальное увеличение селезенки. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • МЕГАЛИЯ — ( megaly) суффикс, обозначающий аномальное увеличение чего либо. Например: спленомегалия (splenomegaly) аномальное увеличение селезенки …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Hepatomegaly — An enlarged liver. “Hepato “ comes from the Greek “hepatikos” (of the liver) + “megaly” from the Greek “megas” (big or great) = bigness of the liver. * * * he·pa·to·meg·a·ly .hep ət ō meg ə lē, hi .pat ə meg n, pl lies enlargement of the liver… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hepatosplenomegaly — Enlargement of the liver and spleen. The word “hepatosplenomegaly” is compounded from Greek roots: “hepato “ from “hepatikos” (of the liver) + “spleno” from “splen” (the spleen) + “megaly” from “megas” (big or great) = bigness of the liver and… …   Medical dictionary

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