hydrops fetalis

noun
hydrops fe·​tal·​is
variants: or British hydrops foetalis \ -​fē-​ˈtal-​əs How to pronounce hydrops fetalis (audio) \

Medical Definition of hydrops fetalis

: serious and extensive edema of the fetus (as in erythroblastosis fetalis)

called also fetal hydrops

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“Hydrops fetalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hydrops%20fetalis. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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