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 and Etymology of lymphedema

New Latin


First Known Use: 1889


Medical Dictionary

lymphedema

noun lymph·ede·ma
variants: or chiefly British

lymphoedema

\ˌlim(p)-fi-ˈdē-mə\play

Medical Definition of lymphedema

  1. :  edema due to faulty lymphatic drainage

lymphedematous

or chiefly British

lymphoedematous

\ˌlim(p)-fi-ˈdem-ət-əs\play adjective

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