oedema

oedema

[ih-dee-muh]
noun, plural oedemata [ih-dee-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
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oedema or edema (ɪˈdiːmə)
 
n , pl -mata
1.  pathol an excessive accumulation of serous fluid in the intercellular spaces of tissue
2.  plant pathol an abnormal swelling in a plant caused by a large mass of parenchyma or an accumulation of water in the tissues
 
[C16: via New Latin from Greek oidēma, from oidein to swell]
 
edema or edema (ɪˈdiːmə, -mətə)
 
n
 
[C16: via New Latin from Greek oidēma, from oidein to swell]
 
oedematous or edema
 
adj
 
edematous or edema
 
adj
 
oe'dematose or edema
 
adj
 
e'dematose or edema
 
adj

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