- abdominal dropsy
- fluid in peritoneal cavity
- hydrops abdominis
- peritoneal dropsy
- peritoneal exudate
- Abnormal buildup of fluid in the abdomen.
Definition from: Physician Data Query via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- Abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the spaces between tissues and organs in the cavity of the abdomen -- called also hydroperitoneum.
Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.