ascites ascites

Definition(s):

  • (n) accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity

Usage(s):

  1. Ultrasound clearly outlines the excess fluid (ascites) in the abdomen of patients with many types of disease.
  2. Then he injected abdominal fluid (ascites) resulting from the cancer into other rats.
  3. Lisser's most remarkable patient suffered from ascites (abdominal dropsy); flaccid heart, intestines and bladder; profuse menstrual bleeding; secondary anemia.

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