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

Derived forms: oedemata, oedemas

Type of: lump, puffiness, swelling

Encyclopedia: Oedema