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papilledema

n.

also papilloedema, 1908, from papilla + edema.

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papilledema in Medicine

papilledema

(păp′ə-lĭ-dēmə, pə-pĭl′ĭ-)
n.
  1. Edema of the optic disk.choked disk papillary stasis
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