visceromegaly


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visceromegaly

 [vis″er-o-meg´ah-le]
enlargement of the viscera; called also organomegaly and splanchnomegaly.

vis·cer·o·meg·a·ly

(vis'ĕr-ō-meg'ă-lē),
Abnormal enlargement of the viscera, such as may be seen in acromegaly and other disorders.
[viscero- + G. megas, large]

organomegaly

Excess size of one or more organs.

visceromegaly

Organomegaly, see there.

vis·cer·o·meg·a·ly

(vis'ĕr-ō-meg'ă-lē)
Abnormal enlargement of the viscera, such as may be seen in acromegaly and other disorders.
Synonym(s): organomegaly, splanchnomegaly.
[viscero- + G. megas, large]
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