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hydropic

[ hahy-drop-ik ]
/ haɪˈdrɒp ɪk /
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Also hy·drop·i·cal [hahy-drop-i-kuhl] /haɪˈdrɒp ɪ kəl/ .

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

OTHER WORDS FROM hydropic

hy·drop·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use hydropic in a sentence

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

    Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin
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