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Medical Term:

anasarca

Pronunciation: an′ă-sar′kă

Definition: A generalized infiltration of edematous fluid into subcutaneous connective tissue.

Synonym(s): hydrosarca

[G. ana, through, + sarx (sark-), flesh]

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