dropsical


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hy·drop·ic

(hī-drop'ik),
Containing an excess of water or of watery fluid.
Synonym(s): dropsical

dropsical

affected with or pertaining to dropsy.
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On the nature of the alkaline matter contained in various dropsical fluids, and in the serum of the blood.
One great cause of dropsical effusion appears to be obstructed circulation, and whatever generally or locally prevents the return of blood through the venous system, gives rise to effusions of serum more or less extensive.
According to Birrell's pencilled note, it was "an experiment in 'cutting down', or letting the water out of dropsical Biographies.
He's dropsical, she is sore-eyed, yet they're never happy asunder.
This book plan is the easiest and the needfullest, and would prove a considerable tonic to what we call our British constitution, which has fallen dropsical of late, and has an evil thirst, and evil hunger, and wants healthier feeding.