lymphedema(redirected from lymphedema praecox)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to lymphedema praecox: Meige's disease
lym·phe·de·maor lym·phoe·de·ma (lĭm′fə-dē′mə)
Swelling, especially in subcutaneous tissues, as a result of obstruction of lymphatic vessels or lymph nodes, with accumulation of lymph in the affected region.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||lymphedema - swelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues in the affected areas|
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
n. linfedema, edema causado por una obstrucción en los vasos linfáticos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
lymphedeman linfedema m
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.