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Noun1.chemosis - edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining
dropsy, edema, hydrops, oedema - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
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The patients have hyperemic and chemotic conjunctiva which develops suddenly, subconjunctival hemorrhage, palpebral swelling, excessive tearing, photophobia and pain (50,57).