Definitions for edema, cardiac
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word edema, cardiac
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Abnormal fluid retention by the body due to impaired cardiac function or heart failure. It is usually characterized by increase in venous and capillary pressure, and swollen legs when standing. It is different from the generalized edema caused by renal dysfunction (NEPHROTIC SYNDROME).
Find a translation for the edema, cardiac definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these edema, cardiac definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"edema, cardiac." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 26 Dec. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/edema, cardiac>.