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e·de·maalso 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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n, pl -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) the usual US spelling of oedema
edematous, eˈdemaˌtose adj
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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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An excessive accumulation of fluid in body tissue that results in swelling.
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abnormal collecting of fluids in the cells, tissues, and other parts of the body, causing swelling. — edematous, edematose, adj.See also: Disease and Illness
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An abnormal increase in interstitial fluid, resulting in swollen tissues.
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|Noun||1.||edema - 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
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
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n (esp US) → Ödem nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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
edeman edema m, hinchazón f; pulmonary — edema pulmonar
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