Dropsy

• (n.) An unnatural collection of serous fluid in any serous cavity of the body, or in the subcutaneous cellular tissue.
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dropsy

(drop´se) old term for edema. adj., drop´sical, adj. .
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Dropsy

[video game] Dropsy is an adventure video game in development by Jay Tholen to be released on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, and Linux in October 2014. The game`s development is funded by Kickstarter campaigns and the publisher Devolver Digital. ==Gameplay== Dropsy is a point-and-click game centered around a clown named Dropsy. Players control ...
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Dropsy

Drop'sy noun ; plural Dropsies . [ Middle English dropsie , dropesie , Old French idropisie , French hydropisie , Latin hydropisis , from Greek ... dropsy, from ... water. See Water , and confer Hydropsy .] (Medicine) An unnatur...
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Dropsy

A condition in which the body of the fish becomes swollen due to accumulated fluids. It is not a disease in itself but a symptom of various diseases which may become fatal if not treated.
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Dropsy

A contraction for hydropsy. The presence of abnormally large amounts of fluid. Congestive heart failure
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Dropsy

A contraction for hydropsy. The presence of abnormally large amounts of fluid. Congestive heart fail
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dropsy

a disease characterized by the accumulation of fluid in the connective tissues, resulting in swelling.
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Dropsy

a swelling caused by accumulation of abnormally large amounts of fluid. Caused by kidney disease or congestive heart failure. William Withering was the first to describe the use of a foxglove (digitalis) in the treatment of dropsy. A collection of water in the body. An anascara, a species of dropsy, is an extravasation of water lodged in the cells ...
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dropsy

abnormal accumulation of fluid in body tissues and cavities. An old term for edema, or swelling
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Dropsy

archaic or obsolete terms > Medical: Oedema (fluid retention), often due to heart or kidney disease. Contraction of hydropsy, congestive heart failure edema (swelling), often caused by kidney or heart disease. Dropsy would be called congestive heart failure today. Accumulation of fluid around the heart.
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Dropsy

Dropsy is an accumulation of serous fluid in the body cavities or tissues. Serum is normally exuded through the walls of the small blood-vessels, part of it being absorbed by the veins and lymphatic vessels and returned to the blood. Dropsy arises when the serum is not absorbed sufficiently or is exuded in abnormal quantities, and is therefore more...
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Dropsy

Dropsy is slang for a tip or bribe.
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Dropsy

Dropsy, also known as adema, it is the accumulation of fluid in the body; it may affect all parts of the body although it commonly occurs in the feet and ankles. The bloating and swelling causes muscle aches and pains. Edema may be caused by allergies or disorders of the kidney, bladder, heart, or liver.
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Dropsy

Dropsy: An old term for the swelling of soft tissues due to the accumulation of excess water. In years gone by, a person might have been said to have dropsy. Today one would be more descriptive and specify the cause. Thus, the person might have edema due to congestive heart failure. Edema is often more prominent in the lower legs and feet toward th...
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dropsy

dropsy: see edema.
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Dropsy

Generalized edema (swelling).
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dropsy

Type: Term Pronunciation: drop′sē Definitions: 1. Older term for generalized edema, most often associated with cardiac failure.
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