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Edema of the right hand due to an allergic reaction

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek οἴδημα (oídēma, swelling), from οἰδέω (oidéō, I swell).

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IPA(key): /ɪˈdiː.mə/

NounEdit

edema (plural edemas or edemata)

  1. (American spelling, pathology) An excessive accumulation of serum in tissue spaces or a body cavity.
    • 1991, Albrecht M. Ehrly, Therapeutic Hemorheology, page 115,
      In the patients with myocardial edemas [247, 471] it was shown that, despite a considerable loss of fluid via the kidneys after the intravenous administration of a short-acting and very effective diuretic (furosemide), there was no increase in the blood and plasma viscosities.
    • 2002, Peter Lanzer, 26: Peripheral Vascular Disease, Peter Lanzer, Eric J. Topol (editors), Pan Vascular Medicine: Integrated Clinical Management, page 389,
      In particular, changes in color and temperature, edemas, and ulcerations are noted. Palpation is applied as needed. In this chapter, only two skin and body surface changes will be discussed: peripheral edemas and ulcerations.
    • 2015, Hans Scholz, Arteriovenous Access Surgery: Ensuring Adequate Vascular Access for Hemodialysis, page 185,
      Local lymph edemas can often be found on the inside of a looped graft.
  2. (American spelling, botany) A similar swelling in plants caused by excessive accumulation of water.

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek οἴδημα (oídēma, swelling).

NounEdit

edema m (plural edemi)

  1. (pathology) edema

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edema m (plural edemas)

  1. oedema (excessive accumulation of serum in tissue)

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek οἴδημα (oídēma, swelling), from οἰδέω (oidéō, I swell).

NounEdit

edema m (plural edemas)

  1. (pathology) edema