Definition of hepatomegaly in English:

hepatomegaly

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] Abnormal enlargement of the liver.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘With chronic congestive hepatomegaly, cardiac cirrhosis may occur.’
    • ‘No vaccine is available to prevent hepatitis C hepatomegaly.’
    • ‘Hepatic cysts may cause hepatomegaly or become infected.’

Pronunciation

hepatomegaly

/ˌhɛpətəʊˈmɛɡəli//hɛˌpatəʊˈmɛɡəli/