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Definition of oedema noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

oedema

 noun
(British English) (North American English edema) noun
BrE BrE//ɪˈdiːmə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈdiːmə//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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a condition in which liquid collects in the spaces inside the body and makes it swell Word Origin late Middle English: modern Latin, from Greek oidēma, from oidein ‘to swell’.

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