Drop"sy (?), n.; pl. Dropsies (#). [OE. dropsie, dropesie, OF. idropisie, F. hydropisie, L. hydropisis, fr. Gr. dropsy, fr. water. See Water, and cf. Hydropsy.] Med.

An unnatural collection of serous fluid in any serous cavity of the body, or in the subcutaneous cellular tissue.

Dunglison.

 

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