What is another word for dropsy?

Pronunciation: [dɹˈɒpsi] (IPA)

Dropsy is a medical condition also known as edema. It is a condition where there is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the body. There are several synonyms that can be used to describe this condition, such as swelling, bloating, or puffiness. Other possible synonyms for dropsy include fluid retention, hydrops, or fluid buildup. Swelling is a common symptom of this condition and is often accompanied by discomfort, pain, or a feeling of heaviness. There are various causes of dropsy, including heart failure, kidney disease, and liver disease. If left untreated, dropsy may lead to severe complications, hence it is important to seek medical attention if you experience any symptoms associated with the condition.

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Usage examples for Dropsy

You know 'e 'ad dropsy, an' 'e swell up-oh, 'e did swell; 'is own mother wouldn't 'ave known 'im.
"Liza of Lambeth"
W. Somerset Maugham
Weakness of the womb from overdistention, as in dropsy, twins, etc.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
2. Abdominal dropsy of the fetus; normal presentation; fore limbs corded.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler

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