Glossary of Medical Terms

Our online medical glossary of medical terms and definitions includes definitions for terms related to treatment, and general medicine


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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