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hydrarthrosis in Medicine


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  1. An effusion of serous fluid into a joint cavity.
Related formshy′drar•throdi•al (-thrōdē-əl) adj.
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Historical Examples

  • When the affection is of long standing and the joint is much distended it may be termed hydrops articuli or hydrarthrosis.

    Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry

    Maximilian Stern

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