[ih-dee-muh] /ɪˈdi mə/
noun, plural edemas, edemata
[ih-dee-muh-tuh] /ɪˈdi mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
effusion of serous fluid into the interstices of cells in tissue spaces or into body cavities.
noun (pl) -mata (-mətə)
the usual US spelling of oedema
c.1400, from medical Latin, from Greek oidema (genitive oidematos) “a swelling tumor,” from oidein “to swell,” from oidos “tumor, swelling,” from PIE *oid- “to swell;” cf. Latin aemidus “swelling,” Armenian aitumn “a swelling,” Old Norse eista “testicle,” Old English attor “poison” (that which makes the body swell), and the first element in Oedipus.
edematous e·dem·a·tous (ĭ-děm’ə-təs)
Marked by edema.
edema e·de·ma (ĭ-dē’mə)
n. pl. e·de·mas or e·de·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
An accumulation of an excessive amount of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities.
An accumulation of an excessive amount of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or body cavities. Edema can be mild and benign as in pregnancy or prolonged standing in the elderly, or a serious sign of heart, liver, or kidney failure, or of other diseases.
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[eed-n] /ˈid n/ noun 1. the place where Adam and Eve lived before the Fall. Gen. 2:8–24. 2. any delightful region or abode; paradise. 3. a state of perfect happiness or bliss. 4. a town in N North Carolina. /ˈiːdən/ noun 1. (Old Testament) Also called Garden of Eden. the garden in which Adam and […]
noun 1. a town in SE Minnesota.
- Eden programming language
language (EPL) A language developed at the University of Washington, based on Concurrent Euclid and used with the Eden distributed operating system. EPL influenced Emerald and Distributed Smalltalk. [“EPL Programmer’s Guide”, A. Black et al, U Washington June 1984]. Eden