Literally meaning: “large liver”
Origin: Anc Greek
ήπαρ/hepar(=liver) >(genitive case) ήπατος/hepatos
>έπαρ>επαίρομαι/eperomai(=expand) probably because liver has the capacity to regenerate after injury and to adjust its size to match its host.
+μέγας/megas(=great, large, mighty" > (feminine case) μεγάλη/megali,
Hepatomegaly is an enlarged liver that is usually a symptom of a medical condition or a disease.