Definition of Ascitic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or resulting from an abnormal accumulation of protein and electrolyte rich fluid in the peritoneal cavity.

Partainyms: Ascites
Derivative terms: Ascites



Definition of Ascitic

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or affected by, ascites; dropsical.

Definition of Ascitic

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or suffering from ascites ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ascitic

1. ascites [adj] - See also: ascites

Medical Definition of Ascitic

1. Relating to ascites. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascitic

ascidiaria
ascidiarium
ascidiate
ascidiform
ascidioidea
ascidiozooid
ascidiozooids
ascidium
ascience
ascient
ascigerous
asciibetically
ascites
ascites adiposus
ascites in neonates
ascitic (current term)
ascitic agar
ascitic fluid
ascitic tumour
ascititious
ascitogenous
asclepiad
asclepiadaceous
asclepiads
asclepias
ascocarp
ascocarpic
ascocarpous
ascocarps
ascococci

Literary usage of Ascitic

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1. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1876)
"Dr Foulis again showed drawings of the little masses of sprouting cells which he had discovered in ascitic fluids surrounding ovarian tumours, ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"The colloid cancer may produce a totally different picture; instead-of ascitic fluid, the abdomen is occupied by the semi-solid gelatinous substance, ..."

3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1905)
"An experiment made with ascitic fluid III may be recorded at this point. Tests were made to learn at what temperature the haemolytic action of fresh active ..."

4. Gynecology by Brooke Melancthon Anspach (1921)
"Anterior aspect of abdomen, with extreme ascitic distention; same case as Fig. 136. Note uniform and symmetrical distention. (Stetson Hospital.) FIG. 136. ..."

5. The Medical Examination for Life Insurance and Its Associated Clinical by Charles Lyman Greene (1905)
"ascitic Fluid.—Movable dullness, bulging of the flanks when the subject is recumbent, and the ascitic wave-thrill transmitted from side to side on tapping, ..."

6. Transactions of the Obstetrical Society of London: Vol. I-XLIX, for the Year by Obstetrical Society of London (1876)
"The ascitic foetus referred to us for examination was in a state of decomposition. The epidermis was loose and could be easily peeled off. ..."

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