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Noun: edema (edemata,edemas)  i'dee-mu
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: oedema)
  1. Swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
    - oedema [Brit, Cdn], hydrops, dropsy

Derived forms: edemas, edemata

Type of: lump, puffiness, swelling

Encyclopedia: Edema