Dropsy

Dropsy

Origin: oe. Dropsie, dropesie, OF. Idropisie, f. Hydropisie, L. Hydropisis, fr. Gr. Dropsy, fr. Water. See water, and cf. Hydropsy.

(Science: medicine) An unnatural collection of serous fluid in any serous cavity of the body, or in the subcutaneous cellular tissue.

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