Definition of Edematous

1. Adjective. Swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid.

Exact synonyms: Dropsical
Similar to: Unhealthy
Derivative terms: Dropsy, Edema



Definition of Edematous

1. a. Same as œdematous.

Definition of Edematous

1. Adjective. (medicine) Afflicted with edema ¹

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Definition of Edematous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Edematous

1. Marked by oedema. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Edematous

eddy currents
eddy kinetic energy
eddy sounds
eddying
edeine
edelweiss
edelweisses
edema
edemas
edemata
edematic
edematization
edematogenic
edematose
edematous (current term)
edenharterite
edenic
edenite
edental
edentalous
edentata
edentate
edentated
edentates
edentation
edentulate
edentulous
edestin
edetate

Literary usage of Edematous

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1. Chemical Pathology: Being a Discussion of General Pathology from the by Harry Gideon Wells (1914)
"As in this case, the general rule is that while the proportion of salts remains nearly constant, the proportion of protein in edematous fluids in different ..."

2. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"In an occasional patient, before the shift to chronic non-edematous Bright's disease takes place, the edematous stage has persisted so long as to have ..."

3. Diseases of Children by Abraham Jacobi (1910)
"edematous INFILTRATION In addition to this actual hardening of the skin by rigidity of the subcutaneous fatty tissue an edematous swelling, due to serous ..."

4. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children (1916)
"... connective tissue edematous. Fragmentation of nuclei-cell borders indistinct. on the left side. ..."

5. A Treatise on the Diseases of Females by William Dewees (1854)
"... we have known them discharge themselves with very little inconvenience to the patient. SECT. VI.—(edematous Swelling of the Labia. ..."

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