Synonyms
Etymology

1. edema

noun. ['ɪˈdiːmə'] swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities.

Synonyms

  • swelling
  • atrophedema
  • hydrops
  • oedema
  • puffiness
  • periodic edema
  • Quincke's edema
  • dropsy
  • giant hives
  • anasarca
  • lymphedema
  • cerebral edema
  • angioedema
  • scleredema
  • cystoid macular edema
  • lump
  • brain edema
  • papilledema

Etymology

  • οἴδημα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • οἰδέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Edema

  • ishikawajima
  • hirosakima
  • abouhalima
  • abohalima
  • takeshima
  • takashima
  • nakashima
  • nakajima
  • kitajima
  • kawashima
  • hiroshima
  • fukushima
  • eurofima
  • emphysema
  • bronkema
  • wiersema
  • sietsema
  • septima
  • ritsema
  • noxema
  • diprima
  • tajima
  • sikkema
  • salema
  • rozema
  • kajima
  • joakima
  • jemima
  • harima
  • halima

How do you pronounce edema?

Pronounce edema as ɪˈdimə.

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Sentences with edema


1. Noun, singular or mass
In the case of knee trauma or overuse syndromes, you may experience both edema and joint effusion.

2. Adjective
Other natural methods of reducing edema include a low-salt diet, daily exercise, massage and wearing support hose.

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