Definition of cytomegalic in English:


Line breaks: cyto|meg¦al¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪtə(ʊ)mɪˈgalɪk


  • Characterized by enlarged cells, especially with reference to a disease caused by a cytomegalovirus: cytomegalic inclusion disease
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    • Cytomegalovirus is a DNA virus that is related to herpes and causes a disease referred to as cytomegalic inclusion disease.
    • CMV pneumonitis was defined purely on a histologic basis by the presence of typical cytomegalic cells with characteristic intracellular inclusions or positive immunolabeling with a CMV-specific antibody.

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