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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.
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edema

(ɪˈdiːmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) the usual US spelling of oedema
edematous, eˈdemaˌtose adj
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e•de•ma

(ɪˈdi mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
1. an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissue spaces, cavities, or joint capsules of the body, causing swelling of the area.
2. a similar swelling in plants caused by excessive moisture.
[1490–1500; < New Latin oedēma < Greek oídēma a swelling =oidē-, variant s. of oideîn to swell + -ma n. suffix]
e•dem•a•tous (ɪˈdɛm ə təs, ɪˈdi mə-) e•dem′a•tose (-ˌtoʊs) adj.
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e·de·ma

(ĭ-dē′mə)
An excessive accumulation of fluid in body tissue that results in swelling.
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edema

abnormal collecting of fluids in the cells, tissues, and other parts of the body, causing swelling. — edematous, edematose, adj.
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edema

An abnormal increase in interstitial fluid, resulting in swollen tissues.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.edema - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavitiesedema - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
angioedema, atrophedema, giant hives, periodic edema, Quincke's edema - recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs
lymphedema - swelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues in the affected areas
scleredema - a skin disease marked by hard edema of the tissue usually beginning in the face
cystoid macular edema - a specific pattern of swelling in the central retina
puffiness, swelling, lump - an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
anasarca - generalized edema with accumulation of serum in subcutaneous connective tissue
chemosis - edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining
papilledema - swelling of the optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eyeball); usually associated with an increase in intraocular pressure
brain edema, cerebral edema - swelling of the brain due to the uptake of water in the neuropile and white matter
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Translations
ödéma

edema

n (esp US) → Ödem nt
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e·de·ma

n. edema, acumulación anormal de líquido en los tejidos intracelulares;
angioneurotic ______ angioneurótico;
brain ______ cerebral;
cardiac ______ cardíaco;
dependent ______ dependiente;
pitting ______ de fóvea;
pulmonary ______ pulmonar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

edema

n edema m, hinchazón f; pulmonary — edema pulmonar
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A 52-year-old woman, with bilateral leg edema, proteinuria, and a high antinuclear antibody level; positivity for anti-SSA and anti-SSB antibodies; and who had undergone through examination of thyroid function and a biopsy for pathological analysis of the labial salivary gland, was diagnosed with pSS in association with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
Consider lower extremity venous or lymphatic obstruction a potential sign of vascular invasion in the absence of common causes of leg edema, especially with a history of a lumbosacral mass.
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Here, we report a case of bilateral leg edema on the 7th day of the treatment with escitalopram 10 mg/day and resolved within 12 days after discontinuation of the drug.
On admission, he developed increased nocturnal dyspnea, leg edema, and nausea.
On admission, physical examination presented signs of hypoperfusion, fever, hypoxemia, and bilateral leg edema. Blood tests showed an elevated white blood cell count and C-reactive protein, acute kidney injury, and hepatic dysfunction with prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time and prothrombin time.
Although the patient developed right leg edema, she remained healthy and had no evidence of recurrence 20 months after the treatment.
Before the last surgery, she had suffered from leg edema, and symptomatic relief was achieved by the surgical resection.
Early examination of the circulation is important when unilateral leg edema is observed in a patient who has undergone MoM THA.
A 50-year-old man sought care for progressive dyspnea on exertion, abdominal bloating, and bilateral leg edema. He had hypertension that was being treated with atenolol, nifedipine, and enalapril.
Eleven months after she began taking obinutuzumab, the patient sought treatment for 4 weeks of fatigue, myalgias, muscle tenderness, and leg edema without fever.