Synonyms

1. dropsy

noun. ['ˈdrɑːpsi'] swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities.

Synonyms

  • swelling
  • atrophedema
  • hydrops
  • oedema
  • edema
  • puffiness
  • periodic edema
  • Quincke's edema
  • giant hives
  • anasarca
  • lymphedema
  • cerebral edema
  • angioedema
  • scleredema
  • cystoid macular edema
  • lump
  • brain edema
  • papilledema

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Words that Rhyme with Dropsy

  • cropsey
  • topsy
  • copsey

Example sentences of the word dropsy


1. Noun, singular or mass
To treat dropsy, put the angelfish in a separate tank and add tetracycline antibiotics to the water.

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