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Definition of Dropsies

Dropsies
Dropsy Drop"sy, n.; pl. Dropsies. [OE. dropsie, dropesie, OF. idropisie, F. hydropisie, L. hydropisis, fr. Gr. ? dropsy, fr. ? water. See Water, and cf. Hydropsy.] (Med.) An unnatural collection of serous fluid in any serous cavity of the body, or in the subcutaneous cellular tissue. --Dunglison.

Meaning of Dropsies from wikipedia

- Dropsy, more often called edema, is the increase of interstitial fluid in any organ. Epidemic dropsy is a clinical state, characterized by edema, resulting...
- Dropsy is a disease in fish caused by the buildup of fluid inside the body cavity or tissues. As a symptom rather than a disease, it can indicate a number...
- Edema, also known as fluid retention, dropsy, hydropsy or swelling, is the buildup of fluid in the body's tissue. Most commonly, the legs or arms are affected...
- Epidemic dropsy is a form of edema of extremities due to poisoning by Argemone mexicana (Mexican prickly poppy). Epidemic dropsy is a clinical state resulting...
- Dominique Dropsy (9 December 1951 – 7 October 2015) was a French footballer who pla**** as a goalkeeper. He pla**** 596 Ligue 1 matches during 17 seasons...
- Henri Dropsy (21 January 1885 – 2 November 1969) was a French sculptor. His work was part of the art competitions at the 1924 Summer Olympics and the 1928...
- Peritoneal cavity fluid, peritoneal fluid excess, hydroperitoneum, abdominal dropsy The abdomen of a person with cirrhosis that has resulted in m****ive ascites...
- Healing a man with dropsy is one of the miracles of Jesus in the Gospels (Luke 14:1-6). According to the Gospel, one Sabbath, Jesus went to eat in the...
- Dropsy is a 2015 point-and-click adventure video game developed by US-based indie developer Tendershoot (pseudonym of Jay Tholen) and indie development...
- disease was named. In his Reports of Medical Cases, he described 25 cases of dropsy (edema) which he attributed to kidney disease. Symptoms and signs included:...
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