Medical Dictionary


noun ede·ma
plural ede·mas also ede·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of EDEMA

:  an abnormal excess accumulation of serous fluid in connective tissue or in a serous cavity—called also dropsy

Variants of EDEMA

ede·ma or chiefly British oe·de·ma \i-ˈdē-mə\
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