ascites


ascites
/əˈsaɪtiz/ (say uh'suyteez)

noun
an abnormal collection of fluid in the peritoneal cavity.
{Latin, from Greek askitēs a kind of dropsy, from askos bag, belly}
ascitic /əˈsɪtɪk/ (say uh'sitik), adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.