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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue.

Usage examples (33)
  • The cedar berry is used in a popular remedy for dropsy, which is claimed by some to be highly efficacious.
  • When the balance between exhalation and absorption is destroyed, by either or both of these means, a dropsy will be the consequence.
  • The only information I could find last night for a possible cause was "dropsy" which is basically fish cancer.
  • Those dogs are going to have SO much fun when the baby learns how to play the "dropsy" game with her food and toys. for more
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