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edema

e·de·ma

edema

 
pronunciation:
di m
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: edemas, edemata
definition: an abnormal accumulation of watery fluid in tissues or cavities of the body.
Edema had caused significant swelling of his feet and ankles.
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derivations: edematose (adj.), edematous (adj.)