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  • adjective British Alternative form of edematous.

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Examples

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

    Bedlam

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Bedlam

  • 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

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

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

    In the fulness of one's grief

  • 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

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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