Synonyms

1. papilledema

noun. swelling of the optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eyeball); usually associated with an increase in intraocular pressure.

Synonyms

  • edema
  • dropsy
  • hydrops

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Example sentences of the word papilledema


1. Noun, singular or mass
Increased pressure around the brain causes papilledema, inducing swelling of the optic nerve head that can be seen during an eye examination.

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