or hy·drop·i·cal

[ 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

Related forms

hy·drop·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for hydropic

  • If only the cavity of the thorax is hydropic, the pulse is not quick nor irregular.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin