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- n. Enlargement of the heart. Also called megalocardia.
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- n. megalocardia
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- n. an abnormal enlargement of the heart
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Enlarged heart, medically called cardiomegaly, is not a disease, but a symptom of another condition.
This article deals with cardiomegaly, which is heart enlargement.
An enlarged heart, also called cardiomegaly, is not a disease but a symptom.
If it were any heartier, it would actually suffer from inflammatory cardiomegaly.
An autopsy today found the cause of Hammerdorfer's death was cardiomegaly and biventricular hypertrophy, which refers to an enlarged heart and enlarged ventricles.
Clear-cut clinical evidence of a hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus should be present, such as respiratory distress, a continuous murmur, a hyperactive precordium, cardiomegaly and pulmonary plethora on chest x-ray.
Parasite-free chickens showing kDNA mutations develop cardiomegaly, whereby target heart cells are destroyed by effector immunocytes
She had end stage renal disease with multiple complications such us cardiomegaly, hypothyroidism, Hypertension and etc.
My grandmother, my father, my brother and I all have or had cardiomegaly which I believe comes from our genetic background.
Congenital Heart problems including murmurs, failure, cardiomegaly (enlargement of the heart), etc. Hip dysplasia