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Meaning of EDEMA

Pronunciation:  i'deemu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue
 

EDEMA is a 5 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: dropsy, hydrops, oedema
 
 See Also: anasarca, chemosis, lump, lymphedema, papilledema, puffiness, scleredema, swelling

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*de"ma\, n. [NL.] (Med.)
Same as {[oe]dema}.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: swelling due to the build-up of fluid.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Abnormal buildup of watery fluid in the tissues.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: retention of water in the tissues of the body.
 
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