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Etymology: Gk, hydor, water; L, gravidus, pregnant
edema caused by pregnancy.
hydrops, hydropsy (hi'drops?) (-drop'se) [Gr. hydrops, dropsy] Edema.
delayed endolymphatic hydropsAbbreviation: DEH.
A disease that resembles Ménière disease, typically developing a year or more after an episode of unilateral deafness. It can occur either in the ear affected by the hearing loss or in the contralateral ear.
endolymphatic hydropsLabyrinthine hydrops.
Generalized edema in infants, marked by cardiac decompensation, hepatosplenomegaly, and respiratory and circulatory distress. It may be caused by erythroblastosis fetalis; infections; tumors; pulmonary, hepatic, or renal disease; diabetes mellitus; Gaucher disease; or multiple congenital anomalies.See: erythema infectiosum; erythroblastosis fetalis
An accumulation of fluid in the graafian follicle of the ovary.
Edema accompanying pregnancy.
Excessive fluid in the organ of balance in the inner ear. It may cause pressure or a sense of fullness in the ears, hearing loss, and vertigo. It often is found in Ménière's disease. Synonym: endolymphatic hydrops