Definitions for edematousɪˈdɛm ə təs, ɪˈdi mə-; -ˌtoʊs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•de•maɪˈdi mə; -mə tə(n.)(pl.)-mas, -ma•ta

  1. an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissue spaces, cavities, or joint capsules of the body, causing swelling of the area.

    Category: Pathology

  2. a similar swelling in plants caused by excessive moisture.

    Category: Plant Pathology

Origin of edema:

1490–1500; < NL oedēma < Gk oídēma a swelling =oidē-, var. s. of oideîn to swell +-ma n. suffix

e•dem•a•tousɪˈdɛm ə təs, ɪˈdi mə-; -ˌtoʊs(adj.)e•dem′a•tose

Princeton's WordNet

  1. edematous, dropsical(adj)

    swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid


  1. edematous(Adjective)

    Afflicted with edema

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edematous(adj)

    alt. of Edematose

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