from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to edema; swelling with a serous effusion.

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  • adjective (Med.) Same as œdematous.

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  • adjective medicine Afflicted with edema

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  • adjective swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid


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edema +‎ -tous


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  • Although no fair of symptomatic scalp was released in congenital trials, and no neonatal men for poor spermatogenesis are offered, bubbles should notify suitable of the year of long-term edematous effects.


  • It occurs as a consequence of an edematous fetus or placenta.


  • His leg was extremely edematous since he had been on his feet continuously with a tight pressure dressing over the wound for eighteen hours.

    The Attack on the Liberty

  • Lots of fancy sounding medical terms that are really just synonyms for regular every day words. erythematous = red edematous = swollen

    microscopic is tinier than miniscule

  • Anthrax due to insect bite introduction (mechanical transmission) is characterized by localized hot, painful, edematous, and subcutaneous swellings at the bite location that spread to the throat, lower neck, floor of the thorax, abdomen, prepuce, and mammary glands.


  • As the time wore on the men thought ceaselessly about food, they became lethargic, they were cold all the time, they became depressed, they developed bleeding disorders, their ankles became edematous, and some developed more serious psychological disorders.

    Is a calorie always a calorie? | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • That way, there's no need for brining or protective aluminum-foil tents or arduous tricks with special tools for flipping the bird in the oven to keep its edematous poitrine from desiccation.

    Cold Turkey

  • SPITZ: In her lungs -- well, the lungs were wet, but they are wet -- in other words, edematous -- from just a plain head injury.

    CNN Transcript May 25, 2006

  • The scratches were puffy and inflamed; one set on the forearm was even slightly edematous and showed some small vesicles, blisters filling with clear fluid.

    Doctor’s Orders

  • The site of the bite and surrounding tissues were edematous [Ed: in other words, venom had definitely been injected].

    11: Human health care


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  • "The 1997 Hong Kong virus that killed six of the eighteen people infected provided some physical evidence. Autopsies of two victims showed 'edematous brains.'"

    —John M. Barry, The Great Influenza (NY: Penguin Books, 2004), 380

    February 17, 2009