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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ascites  \As*ci"tes\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?  (sc.  ?  disease),  fr  ? 
  bladder,  belly.]  (Med.) 
  A  collection  of  serous  fluid  in  the  cavity  of  the  abdomen; 
  dropsy  of  the  peritoneum.  --Dunglison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ascites 
  n  :  accumulation  of  serous  fluid  in  peritoneal  cavity 




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