ascitic


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  1. accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity; dropsy of the peritoneum.

noun plural ascites

  1. accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity
adj.

“afflicted with ascites,” 1680s; see ascites + -ic. Related: Ascitical.

n.

late 14c., “abdominal dropsy,” from Latin ascites, from Greek askites (hydrops), literally “baglike dropsy,” from askos “bag, sac.”

n. pl. ascites

  1. The accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity.hydroperitoneum
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