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Definition of Enlarged liver

Enlarged liver: A liver that is greater in size than normal. Enlarged liver is also known as hepatomegaly. Enlargement of the liver can occur in a wide variety of diseases. Examples include congestive heart failure, congenital diseases of metabolism, infections, tumors, and alcohol use.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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