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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Hydropsy" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Hydropsy
Edema (also oedema, dropsy, and hydropsy) (/ɨˈdimə/; Greek οἴδημα oídēma, "swelling") is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitium, located beneath the skin and in the cavities of the body. Clinically, edema is manifest as swelling; the amount of interstitial fluid is determined by the balance of fluid homeostasis, and the increased secretion of fluid into the interstitium, or the impaired removal of the fluid can cause edema. - See link

 

Hydropsy in Spanish is Edema
El edema (o hidropesía) es la acumulación de líquido en el espacio tejido intercelular o intersticial, además de las cavidades del organismo. - See link

 

More information about Hydropsy in other websites
Definition of Hydropsy in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Hydropsy in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Hydropsy - See link.
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