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angioedema vs. edema

[ an-jee-oh-i-dee-muh ]
  1. swelling that occurs just beneath the surface of the skin or mucous membranes.
[ ih-dee-muh ]
  1. effusion of serous fluid into the interstices of cells in tissue spaces or into body cavities.
  2. Plant Pathology.
    1. a small surface swelling of plant parts, caused by excessive moisture.
    2. any disease so characterized.

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