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1. oedema  (noun) 
swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue

  Also known as: edema, hydrops, dropsy


  More Specific:
lymphedema - swelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues
scleredema - a skin disease marked by hard edema of the tissue usually beginning in the face
anasarca - generalized edema with accumulation of serum in subcutaneous connective tissue
chemosis - edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining
papilledema - swelling of the optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eyeball)


  More Generic:
    swelling     puffiness     lump


 

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