- (formerly) edema.
Origin of hydrops
Also called hy·drop·sy [hahy-drop-see] /ˈhaɪ drɒp si/.
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Examples from the Web for hydropsy
He died before this work was completed, of hydropsy, and was buried in the Servite Church.Fra Bartolommeo and Andrea D'Agnolo
- The excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissues or cavities of the body.
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