1. oedema

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


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


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

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Sentences with oedema

1. Noun, singular or mass
Intense blood flow to a sore area, known as oedema, is part of the pain of soreness.

2. Verb, past participle
If oedema is present, you will see an indentation in your skin.

3. Adjective
Again, your dog coughs more at night if oedema sets in.

4. Verb, base form
The umbrella tree is susceptible to oedema.