lymphedema


lymph·ede·ma

noun \ˌlim(p)-fi-ˈdē-mə\

Definition of LYMPHEDEMA

:  edema due to faulty lymphatic drainage

Origin of LYMPHEDEMA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1889

lymph·ede·ma

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LYMPHEDEMA

: edema due to faulty lymphatic drainage
lymph·edem·a·tous or chiefly British lymph·oe·dem·a·tous \ˌlim(p)-fi-ˈdem-ət-əs\ adjective

Variants of LYMPHEDEMA

lymph·ede·ma or chiefly British lymph·oe·de·ma \ˌlim(p)-fi-ˈdē-mə\

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