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Meaning of ANASARCA

Pronunciation:  `anu'sârku

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  generalized edema with accumulation of serum in subcutaneous connective tissue
 

ANASARCA is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: dropsy, edema, hydrops, oedema

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`a*sar"ca\, n. [NL., from Gr. ? throughout + ?, ?,
flesh.] (Med.)
Dropsy of the subcutaneous cellular tissue; an effusion of
serum into the cellular substance, occasioning a soft, pale,
inelastic swelling of the skin.

 

 

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