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In the giraffe with a total height of 5 m., the heart is at a height of about 2.5 m., and it would be extremely interesting to know just how the giraffe avoids the development of filtration oedema in its long legs.
August Krogh

Meaning of "oedema" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OEDEMA

Via New Latin from Greek oidēma, from oidein to swell.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OEDEMA

oedema  [ɪˈdiːmə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OEDEMA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oedema is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OEDEMA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oedema

Edema

Edema or oedema , formerly known as dropsy or hydropsy, is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitium, which are locations beneath the skin or in one or more cavities of the body. It is clinically shown as swelling. Generally, the amount of interstitial fluid is determined by the balance of fluid homeostasis, and increased secretion of fluid into the interstitium or impaired removal of this fluid may cause edema.

Definition of oedema in the English dictionary

The definition of oedema in the dictionary is an excessive accumulation of serous fluid in the intercellular spaces of tissue. Other definition of oedema is an abnormal swelling in a plant caused by a large mass of parenchyma or an accumulation of water in the tissues.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OEDEMA


beamer
ˈbiːmə
bima
ˈbiːmə
creamer
ˈkriːmə
dreamer
ˈdriːmə
edema
ɪˈdiːmə
emblema
ɛmˈbliːmə
femur
ˈfiːmə
Fukushima
ˌfuːkuːˈʃiːmə
Hiroshima
ˌhɪrɒˈʃiːmə
Lima
ˈliːmə
myxedema
ˌmɪksɪˈdiːmə
myxoedema
ˌmɪksɪˈdiːmə
pima
ˈpiːmə
Redeemer
rɪˈdiːmə
rima
ˈriːmə
schema
ˈskiːmə
steamer
ˈstiːmə
streamer
ˈstriːmə
Tema
ˈtiːmə
thema
ˈθiːmə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OEDEMA

oecist
oecological
oecologically
oecologist
oecology
OECS
oecumenic
oecumenical
oecumenically
OED
oedemata
oedematose
oedematous
oedipal
oedipally
oedipean
Oedipus
Oedipus complex
oedometer

WORDS THAT END LIKE OEDEMA

Alma-Tadema
anathema
barium enema
bema
cinema
diastema
eczema
emphysema
empyema
enema
erythema
exanthema
Hobbema
protonema
pulmonary emphysema
seriema
Shema
the cinema
treponema
ulema

Synonyms and antonyms of oedema in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oedema» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OEDEMA

Find out the translation of oedema to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oedema from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oedema» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

水肿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

edema
570 millions of speakers

English

oedema
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शोफ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وذمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отек
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

edema
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শোথ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

œdème
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Edema
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ödem
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

浮腫
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

부종
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Edema
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phù
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீர்க்கட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सूज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ödem
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

edema
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obrzęk
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

набряк
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

edem
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οίδημα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

edeem
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ödem
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ødem
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oedema

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OEDEMA»

The term «oedema» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.517 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OEDEMA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oedema

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QUOTES WITH «OEDEMA»

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August Krogh
In the giraffe with a total height of 5 m., the heart is at a height of about 2.5 m., and it would be extremely interesting to know just how the giraffe avoids the development of filtration oedema in its long legs.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OEDEMA»

Discover the use of oedema in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oedema and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Emergency Medicine: The principles of practice
Topics included in this edition of Emergency Medicine include: • securing the airway • resuscitation • arrhythmia management • pain management • imaging • dermatology • trauma • poisoning • envenomation • overdose ...
Gordian W. O. Fulde, Sascha Fulde, 2014
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Tabbner's Nursing Care: Theory and Practice
Oedema may occur as a result of an increase in blood hydrostatic pressure, increased blood volume or reduced plasma oncotic pressure. Typical signs may include the clinical features of peripheral oedema and or pulmonary oedema: • Rapid ...
Rita Funnell, Gabby Koutoukidis, 2008
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Medicine at a Glance
Any symptoms or history suggesting: • Cardiac • Hepatic disease • Renal • Malnutrition History Examination Oedema For causes of oedema: • Jugular venous pressure (JVP) • Signs of cardiac, liver, renal disease • Rectal, vaginal examination ...
Patrick Davey, 2012
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Evidence-Based Medicine Guidelines
In older individuals who often sit with their knees bent, emptying of the veins may weaken to the extent that pitting oedema may develop. • The history and the absence of findings of cardiac and venous insufficiency suffice for the diagnosis.
Ilkka Kunnamo, 2005
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On oedema glottidis resulting from typhus fever
M. Valleix ( Guide du Midecin Praticien) enumerates, as a cause of oedema glottidis, typhoid fever, and admits that it occurs in persons debilitated by acute or chronic diseases ; while he regards this circumstance as being " the only one that  ...
Thomas Addis Emmet, 1856
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Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety
The resulting increase in pressure and shear forces may damage the capillary membrane, leading to oedema formation. This mechanism explains the patchy nature of this disease and its appearance on x-ray examination of the lungs. As with ...
Jeanne Mager Stellman, 1998
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Physiotherapy in Respiratory Care: An Evidence-based ...
Interstitial pulmonary oedema barely affects lung function but, if the lymphatics become overloaded, fluid squeezes into alveoli, causing alveolar oedema, a widened Pa-uOi gradient and hypoxaemia. If alveolar fluid moves into the airway,  ...
Alexandra Hough, 2001
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A Guide to Symptom Relief in Palliative Care
CAUSES. OF. OEDEMA. Under normal physiological conditions, there is a net filtration of fluid out of the capillaries into tissues. Some fluid returns to the capillaries whilst the excess is removed by the lymphatic system. In advanced disease ...
Claud F. B. Regnard, Mervyn Dean, 2010
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Clinical Biochemistry: Metabolic and Clinical Aspects
There is widespread belief that the majority of women retain sodium premenstrually, giving rise to premenstrual oedema in some. Plasma aldosterone and renin are elevated during the luteal phase of the ovulatory cycle, but this elevation is ...
William J. Marshall, William J. Marshall (Ph. D.), S. K. Bangert, 2008
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International Medical Guide for Ships: Including the Ship's ...
Oedema is the name given to the presence of an abnormal collection of fluid in the tissues under the skin. It is not a disease in itself but a sign that there is some underlying condition that causes the fluid to gather. Its presence can be confirmed ...
World Health Organization, 1988

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OEDEMA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oedema is used in the context of the following news items.
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Book extract: Real life in emergency
"Oedema." Fluid in the lungs, damaged by the hot, smoky air she has inhaled. Dr Simon Judkins has been a doctor for more than 25 years and ... «The Sunshine Coast Daily, Jul 15»
2
Prostate cancer: treatment options
The most commonly observed side effects are hypokalaemia, hypertension, lower limb oedema, diarrhoea and lethargy. Enzalutamide acts on ... «The Pharmaceutical Journal, Jul 15»
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Sectarian mob attacked Paul and friends
... of a concerted assault involving kicking and stamping as a result of which he suffered a fracture of the skull with gross cerebral oedema. «the Irish News, Jul 15»
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Bruce Lee's Death, Lucky Pants and More in Betty Ting's Words
Cerebral oedema or brain swelling is the cause of his death as stated in the official autopsy report released to the media. After appearing in 49 ... «Yibada, Jul 15»
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Women2day: The 'Sling the Mesh' campaign
Belinda explained: “I suffered with oedema, spots, boils and abscesses that would come up all over my body and leak pus, and I had a strange ... «ChesterChronicle.co.uk, Jul 15»
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NICE gives green light to two eye treatments for treating diabetic …
Diabetic macular oedema is a common complication associated with diabetic retinopathy, and is the most common cause of visual impairment ... «European Pharmaceutical Review, Jul 15»
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Novartis: Lucentis more cost-effective than Eylea
... IQWIG said that it saw no additional benefit from Eylea compared to Lucentis for the treatment of wet age-related macular oedema (AMD). «PharmaTimes, Jul 15»
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Doctor questioned over four hysterectomies at fitness-to-practise …
One patient developed life-threatening pulmonary oedema, or fluid on the lungs. All women, bar one, have asked for their identity to be kept ... «Irish Mirror, Jul 15»
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Hereditary Swellings Caused by Defective Blood Protein
Oedema, or tissues becoming swollen due to fluid retention, is a common symptom in a number of pathologies such as allergies or kidney and ... «Tasnim News Agency, Jul 15»
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Sandy's Garden ... Mezeron Berries
So, even into the 20th century, the plant was thought to have medicinal uses; and 'dropsy' was a term formerly used for what we call oedema, ... «Falkirk Herald, Jul 15»

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