anasarca

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noun ana·sar·ca \ˌa-nə-ˈsär-kə\

Definition of anasarca

  1. :  generalized edema with accumulation of serum in the connective tissue

anasarcous

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Origin and Etymology of anasarca

New Latin, from ana- + Greek sark-, sarx flesh — more at sarcasm


First Known Use: 14th century


Medical Dictionary

anasarca

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noun an·a·sar·ca \ˌan-ə-ˈsär-kə\

Medical Definition of anasarca

  1. :  generalized edema with accumulation of serum in the connective tissue

anasarcous

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