a. dropsical.

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  • Anasarcous — An a*sar cous, a. Belonging, or affected by, anasarca, or dropsy; dropsical. Wiseman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anasarcous — adjective see anasarca …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anasarcous — See anasarca. * * * …   Universalium

  • anasarcous — Characterized by anasarca. * * * ana·sar·cous (an″ə sahrґkəs) affected with or of the nature of anasarca …   Medical dictionary

  • anasarcous — adj. edematous, dropsical, swollen with water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anasarcous — an·a·sar·cous …   English syllables

  • anasarcous — adjective characterized by or affected by dropsy • Pertains to noun: ↑anasarca • Derivationally related forms: ↑anasarca …   Useful english dictionary

  • anasarca — anasarcous, adj. /an euh sahr keuh/, n. Pathol. a pronounced, generalized edema. [1350 1400; ME ( < MF) < ML, repr. Gk phrase anà sárka lit., throughout the body] * * * also called  Dropsy,         a severe, generalized form of edema (q.v.). * *… …   Universalium

  • anasarca — noun Etymology: New Latin, from ana + Greek sark , sarx flesh more at sarcasm Date: 14th century generalized edema with accumulation of serum in the connective tissue • anasarcous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anasarca — /ænəˈsakə/ (say anuh sahkuh) noun a pronounced generalised dropsy. {? Greek phrase ana sarka throughout flesh} –anasarcous, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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