How to use oedema in a sentence
A like change is also probably the cause of the oedema of nephritis and of heart disease.
It showed no soft places, and the upper part of the leg remained free from oedema.Diseases of the Horse's Foot | Harry Caulton Reeks
The tissue changes are oedema, the formation of exudative patches, and haemorrhage.
In extreme cases gangrene of the lower extremities may occur, but in all there is a tendency to oedema of the extremities.
oedema was frequent after recovery—the lips, nose and face bloated, sallow, shining and greasy; the belly also might be swollen.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2) | Charles Creighton
British Dictionary definitions for oedema
pathol an excessive accumulation of serous fluid in the intercellular spaces of tissue
plant pathol an abnormal swelling in a plant caused by a large mass of parenchyma or an accumulation of water in the tissues
- oedematous or edematous (ɪˈdɛmətəs) or oedematose or edematose, adjective
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