oedema

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See also: ödéma and œdema

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From Ancient Greek οἴδημα (oídēma, swelling), from οἰδέω (oidéō, I swell).

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IPA(key): /ɪ.ˈdiː.mə/

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oedema (plural oedemas or oedemata)

  1. (Britain, pathology) An excessive accumulation of serum in tissue spaces or a body cavity
  2. (Britain) A similar swelling in plants caused by excessive accumulation of water

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