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lymphedema

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noun lymph·ede·ma \ˌlim(p)-fi-ˈdē-mə\

Definition of lymphedema

  1. :  edema due to faulty lymphatic drainage



Origin of lymphedema

New Latin


First Known Use: 1889


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lymphedema

noun lymph·ede·ma

Medical Definition of lymphedema

  1. :  edema due to faulty lymphatic drainage

  2. lymph·edem·a·tous or chiefly British lymph·oe·dem·a·tous \ˌlim(p)-fi-ˈdem-ət-əs\play adjective



Variants of lymphedema

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

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