hydrops

noun
hy·​drops | \ ˈhī-ˌdräps How to pronounce hydrops (audio) \
plural hydropses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce hydropses (audio) \

Medical Definition of hydrops

1 : edema
2 : distension of a hollow organ with fluid hydrops of the gallbladder

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“Hydrops.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hydrops. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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