- (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 hydroptic
He must escape from that “hydroptic, immoderate” thirst of experience by yielding to it.The Art of Letters
He must escape from that "hydroptic immoderate" thirst of experience by yielding to it.
But the scent that the lover uses gives him away and so he is by her "hydroptic father catechized."Why we should read
S. P. B. Mais
- The excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissues or cavities of the body.
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