anasarcous

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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.
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Adj.1.anasarcous - characterized by or affected by dropsyanasarcous - characterized by or affected by dropsy
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