Definición de edema en inglés:


Silabificación: e·de·ma
Pronunciación: /iˈdēmə
(British also oedema)


  • A condition characterized by an excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body. Also called dropsy1.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Mild edema of the medullary cavity was present in most of these cases.
    • This reverses the gradient, causing a decrease in tissue and organ edema and associated morbidity.
    • The bandages substitute for the elasticity lost by tissues engorged with edema.



Pronunciación: /iˈdēmətəs/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Allergic forms usually present acutely with erythematous, pruritic, edematous and exudative lesions, while contact dermatitis often has a more insidious onset with lichenification.
  • Urticaria is characterized by pruritic, edematous, well-circumscribed, erythematous plaques that are transient over several hours.
  • Symptoms of strep throat may include pharyngeal erythema and swelling, tonsillar exudate, edematous uvula, palatine petechiae, and anterior cervical lymphadenopathy.


late Middle English: modern Latin, from Greek oidēma, from oidein 'to swell'.

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