cytomegalic
adjective Etymology: New Latin cytomegalia condition of having enlarged cells, from cyt- + megal- + -ia Date: 1950 characterized by or causing the formation of enlarged cells

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  • cytomegalic — /suy toh mi gal ik/, adj. Pathol. of, relating to, or distinguished by enlarged cells. [1950 55; cytomegal(ia) a cytomegalic condition (see CYTO , MEGALIA) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • cytomegalic — 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… …   Medical dictionary

  • cytomegalic — [ˌsʌɪtə(ʊ)mɪ galɪk] adjective Medicine (of disease) characterized by enlarged cells …   English new terms dictionary

  • cytomegalic — cy·to·me·gal·ic …   English syllables

  • cytomegalic — adjective of or relating to or characterized by greatly enlarged cells • Similar to: ↑unhealthy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cytomegalic inclusion body disease — (CIBD) is a series of signs and symptoms caused by cytomegalovirus infection, toxoplasmosis or other rare infections such as herpes or rubella viruses. It can produce massive calcification of the central nervous system, and often the kidneys.[1]… …   Wikipedia

  • cytomegalic inclusion disease — n a severe disease esp. of newborns that is caused by the cytomegalovirus and usu. affects the salivary glands, brain, kidneys, liver, and lungs called also inclusion disease * * * cytomegalovirus disease any of a group of diseases caused by… …   Medical dictionary

  • cytomegalic inclusion disease — noun : a severe disease especially of newborns that is caused by the cytomegalovirus and usually affects the salivary glands, brain, kidneys, liver, and lungs …   Useful english dictionary

  • CMID — cytomegalic inclusion disease …   Medical dictionary

  • CMID — • cytomegalic inclusion disease …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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