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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  OEdema  \[OE]*de"ma\,  n.  [NL.,  from  Gr  ?  a  swelling,  tumor,  fr 
  ?  to  swell.]  (Med.) 
  A  swelling  from  effusion  of  watery  fluid  in  the  cellular 
  tissue  beneath  the  skin  or  mucous  membrance;  dropsy  of  the 
  subcutaneous  cellular  tissue.  [Written  also  {edema}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Edema  \E*de"ma\,  n.  [NL.]  (Med.) 
  Same  as  {[oe]dema}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  edema 
  n  :  swelling  from  excessive  accumulation  of  serous  fluid  in 
  tissue  [syn:  {oedema},  {dropsy}] 




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