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Origin of anasarca
Examples from the Web for anasarca
Anasarca commences by symptoms which are excessively variable.
Ascites and anasarca, the consequence of very intemperate living.
Asthma, or rather hydrothorax, anasarca, and symptoms of a diseased liver.
Except from the complications the blood is not altered in anasarca.
In cases of anasarca, the skin, kidneys, and bowels are very defective in their operation.
Word Origin for anasarca
"subcutaneous dropsy," late 14c., medical Latin, from Greek ana "up, throughout" (see ana-) + sarx (genitive sarkos) "flesh" (see sarcasm). Abbreviation of Greek phrase hydrops ana sarka "dropsy throughout the flesh."