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as·ci·tes

 (ə-sī′tēz)
n. pl. ascites
An abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the abdominal cavity.

[Middle English aschites, from Late Latin ascītēs, from Greek askītēs, from askos, belly, wineskin.]

as·cit′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.

ascites

(əˈsaɪtiːz)
n, pl ascites
(Pathology) accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity
[C14: from Latin: a kind of dropsy, from Greek askitēs, from askos wineskin]
ascitic adj

as•ci•tes

(əˈsaɪ tiz)

n.
accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity.
[1350–1400; < Medieval Latin < Greek askítēs (hýdrōps) abdominal (edema) =ask(ós) belly + -itēs -ite1]
as•cit•ic (əˈsɪt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ascites - accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavityascites - accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

as·ci·tes

n. ascitis, acumulación de líquido en la cavidad abdominal.

ascites

n ascitis f
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