seroma

noun
se·​ro·​ma | \sə-ˈrō-mə \
plural seromas

Definition of seroma 

: a localized accumulation of clear fluid that sometimes occurs in a part of the body (such as the abdomen or breast) where tissue has been incised, disturbed, or removed during surgery and that may cause swelling and discomfort

First Known Use of seroma

1916, in the meaning defined above

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