edema neonatorum

[nē′ō-nā-tôrəm]

n.

A diffuse, firm edema occurring in the newborn, beginning usually in the legs and spreading upward.

Nearby words

  1. emiscan,
  2. emissary,
  3. emissary vein,
  4. emission,
  5. emission nebula,
  6. emissive,
  7. emissivity,
  8. emit,
  9. emittance,
  10. emitter


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