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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue.

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  • And I still am a little bit -- have a little bit of what they call edema, which is swelling.
  • This leakage is called edema, a condition that swells the ankles of human patients who have a weak heart.
  • • Abnormal accumulation of fluid around the ankles and wrist called edema, which is linked to starvation
  • A type of swelling called edema is cause by Dropsy. for more
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