noun (used with a singular verb) Pathology.
Origin of hydrops
Related formshy·drop·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for hydrops
The capsular ligament, except in hydrops, is the seat of connective-tissue overgrowth, and tends to become contracted and rigid.
A numbness of the arms is a frequent symptom in hydrops thoracis, as explained in Class I. 2.Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin
Hydrops is most marked in the knee, and may affect also the adjacent bursæ.
The rapidity with which emaciation, hydrops, and marasmus occur in severe cases is thus easily accounted for.
Occasionally a constriction occludes the course of the tube, while the distal end is dilated into a condition of hydrops.