anasarca

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an·a·sar·ca

 (ăn′ə-sär′kə)
n.
A general accumulation of serous fluid in various tissues and body cavities.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin : Greek ana-, throughout; see ana- + Greek sarx, sark-, flesh.]

an′a·sar′cous (-sär′kəs) adj.

anasarca

(ˌænəˈsɑːkə)
n
(Pathology) pathol a generalized accumulation of serous fluid within the subcutaneous connective tissue, resulting in oedema
[C14: from New Latin, from ana- (puffed up) + Greek sarx flesh]
ˌanaˈsarcous adj

an•a•sar•ca

(ˌæn əˈsɑr kə)

n.
a pronounced, generalized edema.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin, representing Greek phrase anà sárka literally, throughout the body]
an`a•sar′cous, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anasarca - generalized edema with accumulation of serum in subcutaneous connective tissueanasarca - generalized edema with accumulation of serum in subcutaneous connective tissue
dropsy, edema, hydrops, oedema - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities