edematous

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Etymology[edit]

edema +‎ -tous

Adjective[edit]

edematous (comparative more edematous, superlative most edematous)

  1. (medicine) Afflicted with edema
    • 1988 January 8, James Krohe Jr., “Reading: Last Among First Ladies”:
      [] Mary grew nearly blind in her sixties, in part because constant weeping had caused her corneas to become edematous.