Glossary of Medical Terms

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An effusion and accumulation of serous fluid in the abdominal cavity. Synonym: abdominal dropsy, peritoneal dropsy, hydroperitonia, hydrops abdominis. Origin: L, Gr. Askites from askos = bag
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