[ hahy-drops ]
/ ˈhaɪ drɒps /
noun (used with a singular verb) Pathology.
Origin of hydrops
Also called hy·drop·sy [hahy-drop-see] /ˈhaɪ drɒp si/.
Related formshy·drop·tic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for hydropsy
He died before this work was completed, of hydropsy, and was buried in the Servite Church.Fra Bartolommeo and Andrea D'Agnolo|Leader Scott
Medicine definitions for hydropsy
[ hī′drŏps′ ]
The excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissues or cavities of the body.
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