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Ascites Explained

Ascites at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ascites \As*ci"tes\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? (sc. ? disease), fr. ?
bladder, belly.] (Med.)
A collection of serous fluid in the cavity of the abdomen;
dropsy of the peritoneum. --Dunglison.

ascites at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity

ascites at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » la ascites, borrowed from Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » ἀσκίτης||lang=grc, from Inter: term » ἀσκός||wineskin|lang=grc.


Inter: en-noun » ascites
Inter: wikipedi » a
  • Inter: medicin » e An accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity, frequently symptomatic of liver disease.

    Derived terms

    * ascitic


    * hydroperitoneum
    • abdominal dropsy


      Inter: trans-top » symptom
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|vesivatsa

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Greek: Inter: t- » el|ασκίτης|m|tr=askítis|sc=Grek

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * ascetes, ascetic


    * ectasis
    Translation: ar » ascites
    Translation: fr » ascites
    Translation: kn » ascites
    Translation: mg » ascites
    Translation: my » ascites
    Translation: nl » ascites
    Translation: ta » ascites
    Translation: tr » ascites
    Translation: zh » ascites