Definitions for oedemaɪˈdi mə; -mə tə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. edema, oedema, hydrops, dropsy(noun)

    swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities


  1. oedema(Noun)

    An excessive accumulation of serum in tissue spaces or a body cavity

  2. oedema(Noun)

    A similar swelling in plants caused by excessive accumulation of water

  3. Origin: From οἴδημα, from οἰδέω.

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