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Meaning of OEDEMA

Pronunciation:  i'deemu

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

OEDEMA is a 6 letter word that starts with O.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\[OE]*de"ma\, n. [NL., from Gr. ? a swelling, tumor, fr.
? to swell.] (Med.)
A swelling from effusion of watery fluid in the cellular
tissue beneath the skin or mucous membrance; dropsy of the
subcutaneous cellular tissue. [Written also {edema}.]

 

 

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