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  • adj. Alternative form of edematous.


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  • 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.


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


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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