Oedema

Excessive accumulation of fluid in the body tissues. The resultant swelling may be local, as with an injury or inflammation, or more generalised in the chest and abdominal cavities or elsewhere.

Oedema

An excess of fluid within a tissue. It can occur in any site, tissue or organ. There are several `sub-types` of oedema - Dependant oedema, where the oedema collects in lowest part because of gravity This is usually the lower leg but in someone who is bedfast it could be over the lower back or the lungs. In severe cases the oedema can be generalised … ...

Oedema

(Edema) Intumescence or blister formation due to an increase in inter-cellular water, as in leaves.

oedema

(= edema (USA)) Swelling of tissue: can result from increased permeability of vascular endothelium.

oedema

(Gr. oidema swelling) the presence of abnormally large amounts of fluid in the intercellular tissue spaces of the body; usually applied to demonstrable accumulation of excessive fluid in the subcutaneous tissues. Edema may be localized, due to venous or lymphatic obstruction or to increased vascular permeability, or it may be systemic due to heart....
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Oedema

• (n.) A swelling from effusion of watery fluid in the cellular tissue beneath the skin or mucous membrance; dropsy of the subcutaneous cellular tissue.
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oedema

<clinical sign> The presence of abnormally large amounts of fluid in the intercellular tissue spaces of the body, usually applied to demonstrable accumulation of excessive fluid in the subcutaneous tissues. ... Oedema may be localised, due to venous or lymphatic obstruction or to increased vascular permeability or it may be systemic due to he...
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OEdema

OE·de'ma noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... a swelling, tumor, from ... to swell.] (Medicine) A swelling from effusion of watery fluid in the cellular tissue beneath the skin or mucous membrance; dropsy of the subcutaneous cellular tissue. [ Written also edema .]
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Oedema

abnormal build-up of fluid in the body, which may cause visible swelling
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Oedema

An excessive amount of fluid in the body tissues causing swelling
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oedema

Any abnormal accumulation of fluid in tissues or cavities of the body; waterlogging of the tissues due to excessive loss of plasma through the capillary walls. It may be generalized (the condition once known as dropsy) or confined to one area, such as the ankles. Oedema may be mechanical – the result of obstructed veins or heart failure &#...
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oedema

Collection of fluid in a tissue causing swelling which, if indented, only slowly regains its former shape.
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Oedema

Fluid retention, which causes the body tissues to puff out.
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Oedema

Infiltration of liquid into tissue (seen in the skin in the form of a painless swelling).
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oedema

Intumescence or blister formation because of an increase in intercellular water. (Also edema.)
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Oedema

It is a condition in which excess of fluid accumulates in body tissues causing overall swelling.
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Oedema

Means swelling. Fluid retention can cause swelling in your ankles, fingers and elsewhere. You may see it measured in your notes as + or ++.
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Oedema

Means swelling. Fluid retention can cause swelling in your ankles fingers and elsewhere. You may see it measured in your notes as + or ++.
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oedema

Oedema means swelling. It is caused by fluid retention in the body's tissues, and is very common during pregnancy. It can also be a sign of kidney or urological problems.
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oedema

See edema
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Oedema

See fluid retention
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Oedema

swelling caused by retention of fluid such as might occur with a weakened heart
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Oedema

Swelling caused by too much fluid in the tissues under the skin.
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Oedema

Swelling due to accumulation of fluid in tissue.
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Oedema

Swelling due to build-up of fluid within a body tissue.
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