* * *he·pa·to·meg·a·lic -'meg-ə-lik adj
* * *n.enlargement of the liver to such an extent that it can be felt below the rib margin. This may be due to congestion (as in heart failure), inflammation, infiltration (e.g. by fat), or tumour.
* * *hep·a·to·meg·a·ly (hep″ə-to-megґə-le) [hepato- + -megaly] enlargement of the liver.
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