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e·de·ma

also oe·de·ma (ĭ-dē′mə)
n. pl. e·de·mas or e·de·ma·ta (-mə-tə) also oe·de·mas or oe·de·ma·ta
1. Medicine An excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue spaces or a body cavity.
2. Botany A condition of plants characterized by blisterlike swellings on the leaves or other parts, caused by an accumulation of water.

[Middle English ydema, from Greek oidēma, a swelling, from oidein, to swell.]

e·dem′a·tous (ĭ-dĕm′ə-təs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.edematous - swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
Translations

e·dem·a·tous

a. edematoso-a, rel. a un edema o afectado por éste.
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Smallpox lesions tend to appear in regional clusters, and usually all of the lesions in a cluster are in the same stage of progression as they go from papules to edematous papules, to vesicles, to pustules, and finally crust over.
To aid in the prevention and treatment of heel sores, DM Systems' one-size-fits-all Heelift [R] Smooth Suspension Boot is designed for edematous legs or patients with sensitive skin.
In all of the patients, the corneal transplant was typically half-transparent, edematous (watery swelling) with cloudy vision limited to distinguishing hand movement in front of their eyes.
The prolapsed mass was found to be hanging below hock joint and was swollen, edematous, partially necrosed, stained with fecal materials, dust and debris.
Fig 3: H and E stain showing pale areas of edematous ovarian stroma and compressed cortex at the periphery.
The vocal folds may appear swollen, floppy, or polypoid; hence, alternative names such as polypoid corditis, polypoid degeneration, and edematous hypertrophy have been used to describe this process.
As the condition grows more chronic, lesions become lichenified, with edematous, vesicular relapses.
Diagnostic pelviscopy indicated diffuse coalescence of both adnexes and edematous swelling of the fallopian tubes with severe postinflammatory changes (Figure).
Smallpox lesions tend to appear in regional clusters, and usually all of the lesions in a duster are in the same stage of progression as they go from papules to edematous papules, to vesicles, to pustules, and finally crust over.
And when they did develop edema, blood pressure rose substantially less than in edematous rofecoxib-treated patients, Dr.
The stroma was edematous to myxoid, with the more superficial aspects predominantly myxoid.
I have seen excellent results when therapeutic touch has been used to relieve swelling in edematous legs and arthritic joints.