Oedema appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):
- A Mede on an alpine fen: I plan an oedema.
- To give Levi a name Deon ate, get an oedema naive Levi got.
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Definition of the noun oedema
What does oedema mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: oedemas
- swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of oedema: dropsy / edema / hydrops
- more generic words: lump / puffiness / swelling = an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
- more specific terms:
- Quincke's edema / periodic edema / atrophedema / giant hives / angioedema = recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours
- lymphedema = swelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues in the affected areas
- scleredema = a skin disease marked by hard edema of the tissue usually beginning in the face
- cystoid macular edema = a specific pattern of swelling in the central retina
- anasarca = generalized edema with accumulation of serum in subcutaneous connective tissue
- chemosis = edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining
- papilledema = swelling of the optic disc
- cerebral edema / brain edema = swelling of the brain due to the uptake of water in the neuropile and white matter
Alternative definition of the noun oedema
- [British, pathology] An excessive accumulation of serum in tissue spaces or a body cavity
- synonym: dropsy (1)
- [British] A similar swelling in plants caused by excessive accumulation of water
- synonym: hydrops
Phrases with oedema
- Anomis Oedema
- Scarus Oedema
- Mollisia Oedema
- Callyodon oedema
- Calycella Oedema
- Chlorurus oedema
- Lachnella Oedema
- Mollisina Oedema
- Oxydothis Oedema
- Micropodia Oedema
- Ophiobolus Oedema
- Trichopeziza Oedema
- Rhaphidospora Oedema
- Species Scarus Oedema
- Species Mollisia Oedema
- species Callyodon oedema
- Species Calycella Oedema
- species Chlorurus oedema
- Species Lachnella Oedema
- Species Mollisina Oedema
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Manual of Practical Medicine (2014)
by R Alagappan
Cardiac oedema is a dependent oedema found over the ankles in ambulant patients, and over the sacrum in bed ridden...
The pathophysiology of this oedema is that the collection of fluid occurs characteristically first in the peritoneal cavity ...
Oedema is an accumulation of fluid in one or more of the body cavities, or beneath the skin. A normal...
Oedema is a sign rather than a disease, and accordingly treatment must be directed at the cause. If due to parasites, the ...
oedema is an accumulation of fluid in one or more of the body cavities, or beneath the skin...
otherwise, oedema is a pathological condition.
ABC of Dermatology (2014)
by Rachael Morris-Jones
Laryngeal oedema is the most serious complication and can be life threatening. Hereditary angio-oedema is a rare form with recurrent severe episodes of subcutaneous oedema, swelling of the mucous membranes and systemic symptoms.
Lung Liquids (2009)
by CIBA Foundation Symposium
In terms of simple models, the distinction is quite straightforward: ltaemodynamic oedema is a consequence of high hydrostatic pressures in the pulmonary capillaries; permeability oedema is the result of injury to the capillary barrier which ...
Juta's Manual of Nursing (2003)
by Mataniele Sophie Mogotlane
Oedema is an accumulation of fluid in the spaces surrounding the cells. Oedema can also be intracellular and can occur in the body cavities, such as in the peritoneal cavity (ascites) and in the cranial cavity. When the accumulation of ...
by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Oedema is the accumulation of excess fluid in the intercellular (interstitial) tissue compartments, including body cavities.
by American Laryngological Association. Meeting, American Laryngological Association
The oedema is a solid oedema, and differs from the usual serous oedema seen in catarrhal inflammations. To the touch the mucous membrane feels firm and waxy, lacking the moist elastic sensation of a normal mucous membrane. A peculiar ...
An Update : Clinical Implications, Experimental Findings, Challenges, and Future Directions by Antonio F. Germano, Francesco Tomasello
Brain Oedema Vasogenic brain oedema is the most frequent form of brain oedema, commonly encountered in proximity to brain tumours, inflammatory lesions (abscesses, encephalitis), infarcts, intracerebral haemorrhage, contusions, and ...
Thyroid Disorders (2012)
A Practical Guide to Understanding the Causes and the Treatments by Rowan Hillson
Myxoedema (myx means mucus, while oedema means swelling) strictly speaking describes the firm nonwatery swelling that sometimes occurs in the skin of people who have had untreated hypothyroidism for a long time; the term should be ...
by Andy Adam, Adrian K. Dixon, Jonathan H Gillard, Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop, Ronald G. Grainger, David J. Allison
Histologically, acute diffuse alveolar damage with airspace oedema is the most prominent feature in patients who die ...
A Synopsis of Renal Diseases (2013)
by A. M. Davison
Oedema is the principal feature, and is usually peripheral, involving the limbs. Facial oedema is more prominent in children than adults. In severe cases ascites may develop. There is no good relationship between the plasma albumin and the ...
by Jack J. Kanski, Brad Bowling
Chronic macular oedema is the most common cause of persistent poor visual acuity after BRVO. Patients with visual acuity of 6/12 or worse may benefit from laser photocoagulation, provided the macula is not significantly ischaemic. 2.
by Andrew T Raftery, Eric KS Lim, Andrew J K Ostor
nephrotic syndrome Severe generalised oedema is the prominent feature with nephrotic syndrome. Patients may also complain of frothy urine due to proteinuria . Malabsorption Weight loss, diarrhoea and steatorrhoea may be some of the ...
Basic Science for the MRCS (2012)
A revision guide for surgical trainees by Andrew T Raftery, Michael S. Delbridge, Helen E. Douglas
OEDEMA AND LYMPHATIC FUNCTION Oedema is an increase in the volume of interstitial fluid above normal levels. l A hydrostatic pressure difference across the capillary endothelium results in flow from vessel to tissue space. l Retention of ...
Contact Lens Practice (2010)
by Nathan Efron
Oedema refers to an increase in the fluid content of tissue. Since the cornea is only able to swell in the anterior–posterior direction – as a result of the collagen fibre network in the stroma – the physical dimensions of the cornea can only ...
Paediatrics and Child Health (2011)
by Mary Rudolf, Tim Lee, Malcolm I. Levene
Generalized oedema is an uncommon problem and invariably results from some form of the nephrotic syndrome. It is important to remember that peripheral oedema is not a feature of congestive heart failure in childhood, which is manifested ...
by Peter Cameron, George Jelinek, Anne-Maree Kelly, Anthony F. T. Brown, Mark Little
An elevated venous pressure in persons with pulmonary crackles or peripheral oedema means that the intravascular volume is greater than normal. The absence of visible venous pulsation in the neck veins when the patient is supine or in a ...
Black’s Medical Dictionary (2017)
by Harvey Marcovitch
Causes Oedema is a PHYSICAL SIGN which points to an underlying local or systemic disease and may be visible or palpable as localised or generalised swelling or be hidden and detectable only on further examination and testing. It occurs ...
A Dictionary of Anaesthesia (2017)
by James Shorthouse
A multisystem diagnosis characterized by the presence of hypertension, generalized oedema, and proteinuria after the twentieth week of pregnancy. Risk factors include previous or family history of preeclampsia, age greater than 40 years old, ...
by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley
oedema (ə deemə) an excessive amount of fluid in the body tissues. If the finger is pressed on an affected part, the surface pits and slowly ...
A Comprehensive Guide to Diseases and Their Orthodox and Alternative Remedies by Dr Caroline Shreeve
Oedema Swelling due to the accumulation of excess tissue fluid. This can affect the whole body (a condition commonly called dropsy) or can be confined to an area such as the lower limbs. Oedema occurs in people suffering from vARIcoSE ...
A Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)
by Robert Ireland
Angioneurotic oedema is characterized by painless spontaneous swelling of the lips, cheeks, tongue, eyelids, soft palate, *pharynx, and *glottis due to increased permeability of the capillaries, often as a result of *allergy to food or drugs.
by Chris Brooker
Oedema, primary hyperaldosteronism 2.
by Jeanne Mager Stellman
The resulting increase in pressure and shear forces may damage the capillary membrane, leading to oedema formation. This mechanism explains the patchy nature of this disease and its appearance on x-ray examination of the lungs. As with ...
by Michel Millodot
oedema The presence of an excessive amount of fluid in or around cells, tissues or serous cavities of the body .
Encyclopaedia Medica (1901)
by Chalmers Watson
The oedema usually commences in the lower eyelids, and the conjunctivae are affected at the same time, hence the eyes appear brighter than usual. The oedema may spread rapidly to the trunk and the extremities ; even in mild cases the feet ...
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