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edema Explained

edema at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


edema at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) edemata
(pl) oedemata

edema at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1400, from Gk. oidema (gen. oidematos) "a swelling tumor," from oidein "to swell," from oidos "tumor, swelling," from PIE *oid- "to swell" (cf. L. aemidus "swelling," O.N. eista "testicle," O.E. attor "poison" (that which makes the body swell), and the first element in Oedipus. ///

edema at Spanish => English Of Explained:

edema, oedema

edema at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Abnormal accumulation of watery fluid in the spaces between connective-tissue cells. Usually a symptom of diseases of the kidneys, heart, veins, or lymphatic system, which affect water balance in the cells, tissues, and blood, edema can be pitting (retaining an imprint when compressed) or nonpitting. Treatment must usually focus on the underlying cause. Edema may be local (e.g., hives from allergies), or generalized (also called dropsy), sometimes involving body cavities as well as tissues.

edema at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

170 Moby Thesaurus words for "edema":
abscess, access, accession, accretion, accrual, accruement,
accumulation, addition, advance, aggrandizement, ague,
amplification, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, appreciation,
ascent, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, augmentation,
backache, ballooning, bleeding, blennorhea, bloat, bloatedness,
bloating, blowing up, boil, boom, boost, broadening, buildup, bump,
bunion, cachexia, cachexy, carbuncle, chill, chills, colic,
constipation, convulsion, corn, coughing, crescendo, cyanosis,
cyst, development, diarrhea, diastole, dilatation, dilation,
distension, dizziness, dropsy, dysentery, dyspepsia, dyspnea,
elevation, emaciation, enlargement, expansion, extension, fainting,
fatigue, fever, fibrillation, flatulence, flatulency, flatus,
flood, flux, furuncle, gain, gassiness, greatening, growth, gush,
hemorrhage, high blood pressure, hike, hydrops, hypertension,
hypotension, icterus, increase, increment, indigestion,
inflammation, inflation, insomnia, intumescence, itching, jaundice,
jump, labored breathing, leap, low blood pressure, lumbago, lump,
marasmus, meteorism, mounting, multiplication, nasal discharge,
nausea, necrosis, pain, paralysis, pimple, pock, productiveness,
proliferation, pruritus, puff, puffiness, puffing, pustule, raise,
rash, rheum, rise, rising, sclerosis, sebaceous cyst, seizure,
shock, skin eruption, sneezing, snowballing, sore, spasm, spread,
stretching, surge, swell, swellage, swelling, swollenness, tabes,
tachycardia, tumefaction, tumescence, tumidity, tumidness, tumor,
turgescence, turgescency, turgidity, turgidness, tympanism,
tympany, up, upping, upset stomach, upsurge, upswing, uptrend,
upturn, vertigo, vomiting, wasting, waxing, wen, widening,

Edema at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Edema \E*de"ma\, n. [NL.] (Med.)
Same as {[oe]dema}.

edema at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

OEdema \[OE]*de"ma\, n. [NL., from Gr. ? a swelling, tumor, fr.
? to swell.] (Med.)
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}.]

edema at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in
tissue [syn: {oedema}, {hydrops}, {dropsy}]
[also: {oedemata} (pl), {edemata} (pl)]

edema at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a

Alternative forms

* oedema Inter: qualifier » UK, œdema Inter: qualifier » UK


From Inter: etyl » grc|en Inter: term » οἴδημα||swelling|tr=oidēma|lang=grc|sc=polytonic, from Inter: term » οἰδέω||I swell|tr=oideō|lang=grc|sc=polytonic.


Inter: en-noun » pl=edemas|pl2=edemata
  • Inter: US » pathology An excessive accumulation of serum in tissue spaces or a body cavity
    1. Inter: U » S A similar swelling in plants caused by excessive accumulation of water


      * dropsy (1)

  • hydrops


    Inter: trans-top » excessive accumulation of serum in tissue
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|оток|m
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|水腫|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|水肿|tr=shuǐzhǒng|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|浮腫|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|浮肿|tr=fúzhǒng|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|edém|m, Inter: t+ » cs|otok|m
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|turvotus, Inter: t+ » fi|pöhö, Inter: t+ » fi|ödeema, Inter: t- » fi|edeema
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|œdème|m
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Ödem|n

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|浮腫|tr=ふしゅ, fushu|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|浮腫み|tr=むくみ, mukumi|sc=Jpan
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|obrzęk|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|edema|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|отёк|m|tr=otjók
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|edema|m, Inter: t+ » es|hidropesía|f
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|ödem|n
    • Walloon: Inter: t+ » wa|udinme|m, Inter: t- » wa|infleure|f, Inter: t- » wa|aiwlene|f

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|այտուց|tr=aytuc’
    • Inter: ttbc » Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|oedeem|n
    • Inter: ttbc » Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|ödéma
    • Inter: ttbc » Italian: Inter: t- » it|edema|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|edema|m
  • Inter: ttbc » Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|ödem

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    * adeem


    Inter: wikipedia » lang=it


    Inter: it-noun » edem|m|a|i
  • Inter: pathology » lang=it edema

    Derived terms

    * edematico / edematoso

  • Category: Category:it:Pathology -



    From Inter: etyl » grc|es Inter: term » οἴδημα||swelling|tr=oidēma|lang=grc|sc=polytonic, from Inter: term » οἰδέω||I swell|tr=oideō|lang=grc|sc=polytonic.


    Inter: es-noun » m
  • Inter: pathology » lang=es edema

  • Translation: ar » edema
    Translation: cs » edema
    Translation: et » edema
    Translation: el » edema
    Translation: es » edema
    Translation: eo » edema
    Translation: fr » edema
    Translation: ko » edema
    Translation: io » edema
    Translation: id » edema
    Translation: hu » edema
    Translation: mg » edema
    Translation: nl » edema
    Translation: pl » edema
    Translation: pt » edema
    Translation: ru » edema
    Translation: fi » edema
    Translation: ta » edema
    Translation: vi » edema
    Translation: zh » edema