[ US /ɪˈdimə/ ]
  1. swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
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How To Use edema In A Sentence

  • This leads to edema and altered microcirculation in the skin, which results in impaired healing.
  • Then, too, a defect in the glands causes the disease known as myxedema in adults and cretinism in children. The War Terror
  • Any restriction of circulation at the time of death would show up as oedema. THE BOOK LADY
  • But he suffered bad hepatomegaly and edema—and deep depression. Wild Swans
  • Lymphedema causes chronic swelling of part of the body, usually an arm or leg.
  • The slightly edematous and hyperemic appendix was removed by laparoscopic surgery.
  • The differential diagnosis includes venous stasis dermatitis, pretibial myxedema, filariasis, and ichthyosis.
  • She had suffered lymphoedema in her right arm due to the cancer treatment, which left her too weak to operate equipment, but she was told she did not qualify for incapacity benefit.
  • A diagnosis was made of multilocular ovarian cyst or edematous myoma of the uterus, and on the morning of December 7, 1890, an operation was performed. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
  • Diuretics are essential for the symptomatic management of patients with lung congestion or peripheral oedema from fluid overload.
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