• Definition for "ascites"
    • An abnormal buildup of serous substance into the…
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ascites definition

  • noun:
    • An abnormal buildup of serous substance into the stomach hole.
    • a build up of substance into the peritoneal cavity, often symptomatic of liver infection.
    • an accumulation of serous fluid in the hole of this abdomen; dropsy of peritoneum.
    • In pathology, a collection of serous substance inside peritoneal hole; dropsy associated with the stomach.
    • accumulation of serous substance in peritoneal cavity
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