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[hahy-drop-ik or hahy-drop-i-kuh l] /haɪˈdrɒp ɪk or haɪˈdrɒp ɪ kəl/
adjective, Pathology.
Origin of hydropic
1580-90; < Latin hydrōpicus < Greek hydrōpikós, equivalent to hydrōp- (stem of hýdrōps) hydrops + -ikos -ic; replacing Middle English ydropike < Old French < Latin
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hydropically, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • If only the cavity of the thorax is hydropic, the pulse is not quick nor irregular.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Erasmus Darwin

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