Definición de ascites en inglés:

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ascites

Pronunciación: /əˈsīdēz/

sustantivo

Medicine
The accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity, causing abdominal swelling.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Patients present with the insidious onset of ascites, abdominal pain, and fever.
  • With the increase of liver protein synthesis, the liver has a tendency to enlarge causing ascites (abdominal swelling).
  • Patients who have cirrhosis with ascites are prone to spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.

Derivados

ascitic

Pronunciación: /əˈsitik/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Treatment of hepatic hydrothorax is usual ascitic care, including salt restriction and diuretics.
  • Tubercular ascitic fluid is of high attenuation value due to its high protein content.
  • No malignant cells were detected in the ascitic fluid.

Origen

Late Middle English: via late Latin from Greek askitēs, from askos 'wineskin'.

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