hydropic

adjective

hy·​drop·​ic hī-ˈdräp-ik How to pronounce hydropic (audio)
1
: exhibiting hydrops
especially : edematous
2
: characterized by swelling and taking up of fluid
used of a type of cellular degeneration

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“Hydropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hydropic. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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