[ee-kuh s] /ˈi kəs/
noun, plural oeci
[ee-sahy] /ˈi saɪ/ (Show IPA)
(in an ancient Roman house) an apartment, especially a dining room, decorated with columns.
1. Oxford English Dictionary. abbreviation 1. Oxford English Dictionary initialism of Oxford English Dictionary, attested from 1898, according to the “Oxford English Dictionary.” Oxford English Dictionary
[ih-dee-muh] /ɪˈdi mə/ noun, plural oedemata [ih-dee-muh-tuh] /ɪˈdi mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. . [ih-dee-muh] /ɪˈdi mə/ noun, plural edemas, edemata [ih-dee-muh-tuh] /ɪˈdi mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. effusion of serous fluid into the interstices of cells in tissue spaces or into body cavities. 2. Plant Pathology. /ɪˈdiːmə/ noun (pl) -mata (-mətə) 1. […]
[ed-uh-puh l, ee-duh-] /ˈɛd ə pəl, ˈi də-/ adjective, (often initial capital letter) 1. of, characterized by, or resulting from the . adj. 1939, “of or pertaining to desire felt for opposite-sex parent,” from Oedipus complex (1910), coined by Freud from Sophocles’ play “Oedipus Tyrannus,” in which the title character, the Theban hero, answers the […]
- Oedipal phase
oedipal phase n. In psychoanalytic theory, the stage in psychosexual development, usually occurring between the ages of 3 and 7, characterized by manifestation of the Oedipal complex.