Etymology
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anasarca (n.)

"subcutaneous dropsy," late 14c., medical Latin, abbreviation of Greek phrase (hydrops) ana sarka "(dropsy) throughout the flesh," from ana "throughout" (see ana-) + sarx (genitive sarkos) "flesh" (see sarcasm). Abbreviation of Greek phrase hydrops ana sarka "dropsy throughout the flesh."

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Definitions of anasarca

anasarca (n.)
generalized edema with accumulation of serum in subcutaneous connective tissue;
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