Classification and external resources
ICD-10 I51.7
ICD-9 429.3
DiseasesDB 30769
MeSH D006332

Cardiomegaly is a medical condition wherein the heart is enlarged. It is generally categorized in the following manner:


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  • cardiomegaly — noun an abnormal enlargement of the heart (Freq. 1) mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes • Syn: ↑megalocardia, ↑megacardia, ↑enlarged heart • Hypernyms: ↑symptom …   Useful english dictionary

  • cardiomegaly — /kahr dee oh meg euh lee/, n. Pathol. abnormal enlargement of the heart. Also, cardiomegalia /kahr dee oh meuh gay lee euh, gayl yeuh/. [CARDIO + megaly < NL megalia; see MEGALO , Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • cardiomegaly — noun megalocardia …   Wiktionary

  • cardiomegaly — Enlargement of the heart. SYN: macrocardia, megacardia, megalocardia. [cardio + G. megas, large] glycogen c. a form of glycogenosis due to abnormal storage of glycogen within the …   Medical dictionary

  • cardiomegaly — n. abnormal enlargement of the heart (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cardiomegaly — [ˌkα:dɪəʊ mɛgəli] noun Medicine abnormal enlargement of the heart. Origin 1960s: from cardio + Gk megas, megal great …   English new terms dictionary

  • cardiomegaly — car·dio·meg·a·ly …   English syllables

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  • Cor bovinum — refers to a massive hypertrophy of the left ventricle of the heart due to volume overload, usually in earlier times in the context of tertiary syphilis but currently more often due to chronic aortic regurgitation, hypertensive and ischaemic heart …   Wikipedia

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