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papilledema

n.

also papilloedema, 1908, from papilla + edema.

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papilledema in Medicine

papilledema pap·il·le·de·ma (pāp'ə-lĭ-dē'mə, pə-pĭl'ĭ-)
n.
Edema of the optic disk. Also called choked disk, papillary stasis.

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