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  • 101 angiomegaly — Enlargement of blood vessel s or lymphatics. [angio + G. megas, large] * * * an·gio·meg·a·ly (an″je o megґə le) [angio + megaly] enlargement of blood vessels, causing swelling, such as of the eyelids …

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  • 102 atriomegaly — Enlargement of the atrium. [atrio + G. megas, great] * * * atrio·meg·a·ly (a″tre o megґə le) [atrio + megaly] abnormal dilatation or enlargement of an atrium of the heart …

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  • 103 cardiohepatomegaly — Enlargement of both heart and liver. * * * car·dio·hep·a·to·meg·a·ly (kahr″de o hep″ə to megґə le) enlargement of the heart and liver …

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  • 104 hemimacroglossia — Enlargement of half the tongue. [hemi + G. makros, large, + glossa, tongue] * * * hemi·ma·cro·glos·sia (hem″ĭ mak″ro glosґe ə) enlargement of one side of the tongue …

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  • 105 hepatonephromegaly — Enlargement of both liver and kidney or kidneys. [hepato + G. nephros, kidney, + megas, great] * * * hep·a·to·neph·ro·meg·a·ly (hep″ə to nef″ro megґə le) [hepato + nephro + megaly] enlargement of the liver and kidney …

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  • 106 macroglossia — Enlargement of the tongue, either developmental in origin or secondary to a neoplasm or vascular hamartoma. SYN: megaloglossia. [macro + G. glossa, tongue] * * * mac·ro·glos·sia .mak rō gläs ē ə, glȯs n pathological and commonly congenital… …

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  • 107 medullization — Enlargement of the medullary spaces in the treatment of various skeletal disorders. * * * med·ul·li·za·tion (med″ə lĭ zaґshən) 1. the enlargement of the haversian canals in rarefying osteitis, followed by their conversion… …

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  • 108 prostatomegaly — Enlargement of the prostate gland. [prostato + G. megas, large] * * * pros·ta·to·meg·a·ly (pros″tə to megґə le) [prostate + megaly] enlargement of the prostate; see benign prostatic hyperplasia, under hyperplasia …

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  • 109 benign lymphoepithelial lesion — enlargement of the salivary glands, which sometimes become tender, with infiltration of the parenchyma by polyclonal B cells and T cells, atrophy of acini, and formation of lymphoepithelial islands; usually seen in middle aged women associated… …

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  • 110 acromegaly — Enlargement of the extremities of the body as a result of the overproduction of growth hormone (somatotropin), eg. by a pituitary tumour …

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  • 111 Breast augmentation — Enlargement of the breasts. Augmentation of the breast typically consists of insertion of a silicone bag (prosthesis) under the breast (submammary) or under the breast and chest muscle (subpectoral) and then filling the bag with saline (salt… …

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  • 112 cephalomegaly — Enlargement of the head. [cephalo + G. megas, great] …

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  • 113 cholicele — Enlargement of the gallbladder due to retained fluids. [G. chole, bile, + kele, tumor] …

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  • 114 colocystoplasty — Enlargement of the urinary bladder by attaching a segment of colon to it. * * * co·lo·cys·to·plas·ty (ko″lo sisґto plas″te) augmentation cystoplasty using an isolated section of colon …

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  • 115 dacryocystocele — Enlargement of the lacrimal sac with fluid. SYN: dacryocele. [dacryocyst + G. kele, hernia] * * * dac·ryo·cys·to·cele (dak″re o sisґto sēl) [dacryocyst + cele1] hernial protrusion of the lacrimal sac; called also dacryocele.… …

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  • 116 hemicraniosis — Enlargement of one side of the cranium. * * * hemi·cra·ni·o·sis .krā nē ō səs n cranial hyperostosis affecting only one lateral half of the head * * * hemi·cra·ni·o·sis (hem″e kra″ne oґsis) a condition marked by hyperostosis on one… …

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  • 117 hepatomegaly, hepatomegalia — Enlargement of the liver. [hepato + G. megas, large] …

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  • 118 macrosigmoid — Enlargement or dilation of the sigmoid colon. SYN: megasigmoid. * * * mac·ro·sig·moid (mak″ro sigґmoid) megasigmoid …

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  • 119 mastoplasia — Enlargement of the breast. [masto + G. plasis, a molding] * * * mas·to·pla·sia (mas″to plaґzhə) mammoplasia …

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  • 120 meatoplasty — Enlargement or other surgical reconfiguring of a meatus or canal, e.g., the external auditory meatus or the urethral meatus. * * * me·ato·plas·ty mē at ə .plast ē n …

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