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an·a·sar·ca  audio  (n-särk) KEY 

NOUN:
A general accumulation of serous fluid in various tissues and body cavities.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Medieval Latin : Greek ana, throughout ; see ana- + Greek sarx, sark-, flesh

OTHER FORMS:
ana·sarcous  (-särks) KEY (Adjective)


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