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  • n  accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity

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

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