Definition of hepatomegaly in English:


Line breaks: hep¦ato|meg¦aly
Pronunciation: /ˌhɛpətəʊˈmɛgəli
, hɛˌpatəʊ-/


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Abnormal enlargement of the liver.
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    • All of these can be shown by hematologic abnormalities or hepatomegaly with liver test perturbation.
    • On examination, he was mildly dehydrated and showed petechiae over his trunk and limbs; no lymphadenopathy, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, or bone masses were identified.
    • Hepatic cysts may cause hepatomegaly or become infected.

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