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anasarca


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anasarca  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anasarca 
  n  :  generalized  edema  with  accumulation  of  serum  in  subcutaneous 
  connective  tissue 




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