anasarca


ana·sar·ca

noun \ˌa-nə-ˈsär-kə\

Definition of ANASARCA

:  generalized edema with accumulation of serum in the connective tissue
ana·sar·cous \-kəs\ adjective

Origin of ANASARCA

New Latin, from ana- + Greek sark-, sarx flesh — more at sarcasm
First Known Use: 14th century

an·a·sar·ca

noun \ˌan-ə-ˈsär-kə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANASARCA

: generalized edema with accumulation of serum in the connective tissue
an·a·sar·cous \-kəs\ adjective

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