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Edema definition is - an abnormal infiltration and excess accumulation of serous fluid in connective tissue or in a serous cavity —called also dropsy.

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Definition. Edema is a condition of abnormally large fluid volume in the circulatory system or in tissues between the body's cells (interstitial spaces). Description.

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Mar 29, 2021 ... Definition of Edema ... Edema: The swelling of soft tissues as a result of excess fluid accumulation. Edema is often most prominent in the lower legs ...

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Read about oedema (dropsy), which is the medical term for fluid retention in the body. Oedema often causes swelling in the feet and ankles.

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Jul 15, 2013 ... The chronic accumulation of edema in one or both lower extremities ... Obstructive sleep apnea may cause bilateral leg edema even in the ...

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Jun 2, 2021 ... Definition: abnormal fluid accumulation in the. interstitium. due to an imbalance in fluid. homeostasis. Types. Peripheral edema. Mostly swelling ...

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Edema refers to swelling anywhere in your body, either in your entire body or just parts of it. It's most often noticed in the hands, feet, and ankles. Edema is a ...

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Unilateral pedal edema suggests an obstructive process, such as venous thrombosis or cancer. Bilateral pedal edema, which is more common in older adults, is.

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edema Add to list Share ... The word edema means swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in the tissues and cavities of the body. Edema often occurs ...

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An accumulation of an excessive amount of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities. The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © ...

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Dec 1, 2020 ... Edema is swelling caused by excess fluid trapped in your body's tissues. Although edema can affect any part of your body, you may notice it ...