Definition of Dropsical

1. Adjective. Swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid.

Exact synonyms: Edematous
Similar to: Unhealthy
Derivative terms: Dropsy, Edema



Definition of Dropsical

1. a. Diseased with dropsy; hydropical; tending to dropsy; as, a dropsical patient.

Definition of Dropsical

1. Adjective. Pertaining to, or afflicted with, dropsy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dropsical

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Dropsical

1. Containing an excess of water or of watery fluid. Synonym: dropsical. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dropsical

droppingly
dropple
dropples
dropropizine
drops
drops in
drops off
drops out
dropseed
dropseeds
dropship
dropships
dropshot
dropshots
dropsical (current term)
dropside
dropsides
dropsied
dropsies
dropsonde
dropsondes
dropstone
dropstones
dropsy
dropsy of pericardium
dropt
droptop
droptops
dropwise

Literary usage of Dropsical

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1. Horses and Stables by Frederick Wellington John Fitzwygram (1886)
"Nature of dropsical Swellings. The Swellings, recognised as dropsical, ... dropsical Swellings are of two kinds, namely those which result from venous ..."

2. A Text-book of pathology by Alfred Stengel (1899)
"dropsical INFILTRATION. By dropsical infiltration is meant edema of the cells, ... dropsical infiltration of the epithelial cells of a carcinoma of the ..."

3. A Text-book of the Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body: Including an by Arthur Gamgee (1880)
"General Characters of dropsical Fluids. to diluted blance to diluted liquor sanguinis. In most cases where a Liquor San- serous sac which contains the ..."

4. The Journal of Mental Science by Royal Medico-psychological Association (1871)
"That thickening or adhesion of the membranes is owing to some primary inflammatory action at the commencement of the dropsical effusion. 7th. ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1885)
"He died of a dropsical complication about 10 rM Wednesday, 11 Jan. 1871, at Lindsey Place, Chelsea, and was buried in Norwood Cemetery. wood was appointed ..."

6. The British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical (1844)
"Cases of dropsical Ovaria, removed by the large abdominal section. By D. HENRY WALNE.—London, 1843. 8vo, pp. 66. THIS pamphlet is a reprint from the Medical ..."

7. The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery by Daniel Drake, Lundsford Pitts Yandell (1846)
"dropsical Affections successfully ... of cases recently published by M. Bagot, illustrating the beneficial effects of sugar in dropsical affections. ..."

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