1. angioedema

noun. recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs.


  • edema
  • giant hives
  • dropsy
  • atrophedema
  • periodic edema
  • Quincke's edema
  • hydrops

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Sentences with angioedema

1. Noun, singular or mass
Hives are tiny, red bumps that appear on the surface of the skin, whereas angioedema is swelling of the deeper skin layers.