hydrops

An excessive accumulation of clear, watery fluid in any of the tissues or cavities of the body; synonymous, according to its character and location, with ascites, anasarca, edema, etc. [G. h.]
- endolymphatic h. SYN: Ménière disease.
- fetal h., h. fetalis abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the fetal tissues, as in erythroblastosis fetalis.
- h. folliculi accumulation of fluid in a graafian follicle.
- h. of gallbladder accumulation of clear watery fluid in the gallbladder as a result of long-standing cystic duct obstruction.
- immune fetal h. fetal edema and ascites secondary to maternal/fetal blood group incompatibility.
- nonimmune fetal h. fetal edema and ascites unrelated to maternal/fetal blood group incompatibilities; multiple etiologies include fetal cardiac disease, fetal viral disease, and fetal structural anomalies.
- h. ovarii SYN: hydrovarium.
- h. pericardii (hi′drops per-i-kar′de-i) an obsolete term for pericardial effusion.
- h. tubae SYN: hydrosalpinx.
- h. tubae profluens SYN: intermittent hydrosalpinx.

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hy·drops 'hī-.dräps n, pl hy·drop·ses -.sēz
1) EDEMA
2) distension of a hollow organ with fluid <\hydrops of the gallbladder>
3) HYDROPS FETALIS

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n.
an abnormal accumulation of fluid in body tissues or cavities. For example, corneal hydrops is the sudden painful accumulation of fluid in the cornea seen in keratoconus. It results in a sudden reduction of vision. See also hydrops fetalis, Ménière's disease.

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hy·drops (hiґdrops) [L., from Gr. hydrōps] edema. hydropic adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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