HyperDic: edema

English > 1 sense of the word edema:
NOUNstateedema, oedema, hydrops, dropsyswelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
edema > pronunciation
Soundsihdiy'mah
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English > edema: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningswelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities.
Synonymsoedema, hydrops, dropsy
NarroweranasarcaGeneralized edema with accumulation of serum in subcutaneous connective tissue
angioedema, atrophedema, giant hives, periodic edema, Quincke's edemarecurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema
cerebral edema, brain edemaSwelling of the brain due to the uptake of water in the neuropile and white matter
chemosisedema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining
cystoid macular edemaA specific pattern of swelling in the central retina
lymphedemaSwelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues in the affected areas
papilledemaswelling of the optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eyeball)
scleredemaA skin disease marked by hard edema of the tissue usually beginning in the face
Broaderswelling, puffiness, lumpAn abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
Spanishedema, hidropesía
Catalanedema, hidropesia
Adjectivesedematousswollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid

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