dropsical

[ drop-si-kuhl ]
/ ˈdrɒp sɪ kəl /

adjective

of, like, or affected with dropsy.

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Origin of dropsical

First recorded in 1670–80; drops(y) + -ical

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Medical definitions for dropsical

dropsical
[ drŏpsĭ-kəl ]

adj.

Relating to or suffering from dropsy.
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