What is another word for edema?

Pronunciation: [ˈɛdɪmə] (IPA)

Edema is a medical condition that is characterized by the accumulation of fluid in various parts of the body, leading to swelling and discomfort. Some common synonyms for edema include swelling, puffiness, bloating, water retention, and hydrops. Other synonyms for edema may include lymphedema, which refers to swelling caused by a buildup of lymphatic fluid, and angioedema, which refers to swelling caused by an allergic reaction. It is essential to consult a medical professional if you experience any symptoms of edema, as it can be a sign of an underlying condition that requires treatment.

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    • Noun, singular or mass
      oedema.
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Usage examples for Edema

Man is susceptible to malignant edema, but not to blackleg.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
In the pathological laboratory of the Bureau of Animal Industry the organism has also been obtained from the infected muscles of a calf that was supposed to have died of blackleg, and, as a result, all blackleg virus is thoroughly tested before it is made into blackleg vaccine in order to exclude the malignant-edema organism.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
Inoculation experiments on guinea pigs, rabbits, and chickens will generally disclose the differences between the three diseases above, as all these species are killed by the germ of malignant edema, only the first two species by the anthrax bacillus, while the guinea pigs alone will succumb to the blackleg infection.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler

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