oedema noun swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue
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(ә-de´mә) the accumulation of excess fluid in a body compartment; it may be in the cells (cellular edema), in the intercellular spaces within tissues (interstitial edema), or in potential spaces within the body. Edema may also be classified by location, such as pulmonary edema, cerebral...
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• (n.) Same as oedema.
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in medicine, an abnormal accumulation of watery fluid in the intercellular spaces of connective tissue. Edematous tissues are swollen and, when ... [14 related articles]
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Type: Term Pronunciation: e-dē′mă Definitions: 1. An accumulation of an excessive amount of watery fluid in cells or intercellular tissues. 2. At the gross level, used to describe the physical sign commonly likened to swelling or increased girth that often accompanies the accumulatio...
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The presence of abnormally large amounts of fluid in the intercellular tissue spaces of the body, as in a swelling of mammary glands commonly accompanying the initiation of the birthing process in many farm animals.
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collection of fluid in the tissues of a part of the body. Diabetics often have edemic feet due to the impaired circulation in them.
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Edema (American English) or oedema (British English) (ə; from the Greek οἴδημα - oídēma, "swelling"), formerly known as dropsy or hydropsy, is an abnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin or in one or more cavities of the body that produces swelling. Generally, the amount of interst...
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The accumulation of excessive watery fluid outside the cells of the body, causing swelling of a part. Some edema is seen locally as inflammation. The commonest type is gravitational edema (dropsy), where fluid swelling is in the most dependent parts, typically the feet. heart failure, liver failure,...
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excess fluid in body tissues; swelling of the ankles, for example, is a sign of edema
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An excessive accumulation of fluid within the tissue spaces. Edema is common during pregnancy because of extra blood production and pressure on the vena cava from the growing uterus. Swelling seems to be at its worst during the second and third trimesters. Some swelling is normal during pregnancy an...
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edema (idē'mu) , abnormal accumulation of fluid in the body tissues or in the body cavities causing swelling or distention of the affected parts. Edema of the ankles and lower legs (in ambulatory patients) is characteristic of congestive heart failure, but it can accompany other conditions...
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The accumulation of abnormally large quantities of fluid in the intercellular tissue spaces (spaces between cells); pulmonary edema refers specifically to fluid buildup in the lungs
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