Oedema Definition

ēdēmə
noun
Webster's New World

(UK, pathology) An excessive accumulation of serum in tissue spaces or a body cavity.

Wiktionary

(UK) A similar swelling in plants caused by excessive accumulation of water.

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Other Word Forms of Oedema

Noun

Singular:
oedema
Plural:
oedemas, oedemata

Origin of Oedema

  • From Ancient Greek οἴδημα (oidÄ“ma, “swelling"), from οἰδέω (oideō, “I swell").

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