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  • adj. Alternative form of edematous.

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Examples

  • She had a prolapsed uterus and anus, with massive mucous discharges, was paralysed and oedematous from the waist down and her entire body was covered with abrasions and flea bites.

    Bedlam

  • An oedematous Tumour was found to occupy all the upper part of the Cerebrum between it and the Pia mater.

    Bedlam

  • It's a mistake to talk about being full of grief, as if grief were a tumour, or a full stomach, or something oedematous.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • P.S. I forgot to tell you, that my right ancle pits, a symptom, as I take it, of its being oedematous, not leucophlegmatic.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • Perhaps, indeed, your disorder may be oedematous, or gouty, or it may be the lues venerea: If you have any reason to flatter yourself it is this last, sir, I will undertake to cure you with three small pills, even if the disease should have attained its utmost inveteracy.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • The technique has never been properly evaluated, but there may be doubts about the benefit of the sustained rubbing of tissues that are already highly vascularized and oedematous.

    4. CARE DURING THE SECOND STAGE OF LABOUR

  • After that the transplanted tissues became oedematous and in every case necrosis of the skin developed.

    Alexis Carrel - Nobel Lecture

  • During the first few days the temperature of the new foot was higher than that of its fellow; it was oedematous too, but this feature entirely disappeared after a few days.

    Alexis Carrel - Nobel Lecture

  • The cumbersome skins, hacked from two of the oedematous fruits of the forest, crudely pierced with holes for their legs and arms, prevented them from lying flat.

    HOTHOUSE

  • He suffered from drowsy headach, anorexia, cold and slightly oedematous limbs.

    An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis or Ulceration Induced by Carbonaceous Accumulation in the Lungs of Coal Miners

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  • pertaining to a condition characterized by an excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body; having dropsy

    September 20, 2010