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n. an abnormal accumulation of fluid in body tissues or cavities. For example, corneal hydrops is the sudden painful accumulation of fluid in the cornea seen in keratoconus. It results in a sudden reduction of vision. See also hydrops fetalis, Ménière’s disease (endolymphatic hydrops).

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