Edema. No longer in scientific use.
[Middle English dropesie, short for idropesie, from Old French ydropisie, from Medieval Latin ydrōpisia, from Latin hydrōpisis, from Greek hudrōpiāsis, from hudrōps, dropsy, a dropsical person : hudro-, water; see HYDRO- + ōps, face; see okw- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
dropsi·cal (-sĭ-kəl) adj.
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