acromegalia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin acromegalia, from Ancient Greek ἄκρον (ákron, tip, extremity) and μέγας (mégas, large).

Noun[edit]

acromegalia (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) An alternative name for the disease acromegaly.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From acro- +‎ -megalia.

Noun[edit]

acromegalia f (plural acromegalie)

  1. (medicine) acromegaly

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From acro- +‎ -megalia.

Noun[edit]

acromegalia f (plural acromegalias)

  1. (medicine) acromegaly (chronic disease marked by enlargement of the bones)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From acro- +‎ -megalia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /akɾomeˈɡalja/, [akɾomeˈɣalja]

Noun[edit]

acromegalia f (plural acromegalias)

  1. (medicine) acromegaly (chronic disease marked by enlargement of the bones)

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