megalo-, megal-, -megalia, -megaly

(Greek: large, big, very big)

A rare and probably congenital condition characterized by great enlargement of the lumen [the space within an artery, vein, intestine, or tube] of the trachea and the larger bronchi.
An abnormally dilated trachea which may, like bronchiectasis, result from infection or prolonged positive pressure ventilation.
1. The presence of hair of an abnormally large shaft diameter in relation to the site and the age of the patient.
2. The presence of abnormally long, coarse, eyelashes from birth.
visceromegaly (s) (noun), visceromegalies (pl)
A generalized enlargement of the internal organs of the abdomen: The pediatric specialists were at a loss to explain the virceromegaly affecting the young patient's stomach; and possibly, the small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, adrenal glands, or the kidneys; since all of these are part of the abdominal viscera.

Related "big, large, great" words: grand-; macro-; magni-; major-; maxi-; mega-.