- Denoting or characterized by markedly enlarged cells. [cyto- + G. megas, big]
* * *cy·to·me·gal·ic .sīt-ō-mi-'gal-ik adj characterized by or causing the formation of enlarged cells
* * *cy·to·me·gal·ic (si″to-mə-galґik) pertaining to the greatly enlarged cells with intranuclear inclusions seen in cytomegalovirus infections.
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