gastromegaly


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Related to gastromegaly: gastrorrhaphy, gastrolysis, gastrostenosis, protuberant abdomen, neurogastric, subumbilical

gastromegaly

 [gas″tro-meg´ah-le]
enlargement of the stomach.

gas·tro·meg·a·ly

(gas'trō-meg'ă-lē),
1. Enlargement of the stomach.
2. Enlargement of the abdomen.
[gastro- + G. megas (megal-), large]

gastromegaly

/gas·tro·meg·a·ly/ (-meg´ah-le) enlargement of the stomach.

gastromegaly

[-meg′əlē]
Etymology: Gk, gaster + megas, large
an abnormal enlargement of the stomach or abdomen.

gastromegaly

(1) A popular term for any enlargement of the abdomen. 
(2) Increased size of the stomach, corresponding to:
• Gastric dilatation; or
• Glandular or muscular hyperplasia.

gas·tro·meg·a·ly

(gas'trō-meg'ă-lē)
1. Enlargement of the stomach.
2. Enlargement of the abdomen.
[gastro- + G. megas (megal-), large]

gas·tro·meg·a·ly

(gas'trō-meg'ă-lē)
1. Enlargement of stomach.
2. Enlargement of abdomen.
[gastro- + G. megas (megal-), large]

gastromegaly

enlargement of the stomach.
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