visceromegaly


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visceromegaly

 [vis″er-o-meg´ah-le]
enlargement of the viscera; called also organomegaly and splanchnomegaly.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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organomegaly

Excess size of one or more organs.
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visceromegaly

Organomegaly, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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