noun. swelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues in the affected areas.
Example sentences of the word lymphedema
Massage therapists and aestheticians who want to add treating lymphedema patients to a list of services provided also train in the specialty.
2. Noun, singular or mass
There is no cure for lymphedema, so diet is an important part of managing it.
3. Verb, base form
Cancer centers either hire or refer patients to lymphedema therapists because of the link between various cancers and the condition.
4. Verb, past participle
An overall healthy diet is key if you have lymphedema to keep your weight at a healthy level, which can help reduce your symptoms, the Cleveland Clinic says.