edema

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n edema swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n edema In pathology, a puffiness or swelling of parts arising from accumulation of serous fluid in interstices of the areolar tissue: as, edema of the eyelids.
    • n edema A genus of bombycid moths, founded by Walker in 1855, having the palpi pilose, rather long, ascending in the male and porrect in the female, with the third joint lanceolate. The larva of E. albifrons, which feeds on the oak, is a handsome caterpillar striped with yellow and black dorsally, and pinkish on the under side.
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Usage

In literature:

Post speaks of a very peculiar case of edema of the arm alternating with the menstrual discharge.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
This is known as angio-neurotic edema, or nervous swelling.
"Outwitting Our Nerves" by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
An edema is observed in the submucosa of such cases.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
In cases of simple chronic glaucoma there is but little evidence of edema of the iris.
"Glaucoma" by Various
Van Helmont's own wife was cured of a marked edema of the leg.
"Medical Investigation in Seventeenth Century England" by Charles W. Bodemer
He thought the condition was due to cerebral edema, as did other writers of that period.
"Benign Stupors" by August Hoch
EDEMA (ANASARCA OF THE SKIN).
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
This retention of water by the tissues gives rise to the condition known as edema.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
In 1820, Patissier suggested that some such remedy as this should be employed for edema of the glottis.
"Makers of Modern Medicine" by James J. Walsh
On the first two occasions, one eye was closed completely by the edema.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
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In news:

Eylea approved for macular edema following central retinal vein occlusion.
Many causes for suffering edema in legs.
FDA Green-Lights Genentech's Lucentis for Macular Edema following Retinal Vein Occlusion.
Radiographic Signs of Noncardiogenic Pulmonary Edema .
Some experts suggest that medicines I use for rheumatoid arthritis and edema (swelling) may be to blame.
Jean-Paul Sartre , whose existentialist philosophy influenced two generations of writers and thinkers throughout the world, died of edema of the lung yesterday in Paris.
FDA approves Genentech's Lucentis for diabetic macular edema.
MMM > News > Lucentis named first diabetic macular edema drug.
The BRAVO study was conducted in 397 patients with macular edema following branch-RVO.
FDA Green-Lights Genentech's Lucentis for Macular Edema following Retinal Vein Occlusion .
Focal or grid laser to treat clinically significant macular edema.
Swelling does little to alarm you, because edema is a normal part of a paraplegic's or a quadriplegic 's life.
Jean-Paul Sartre , whose existentialist philosophy influenced two generations of writers and thinkers throughout the world, died of edema of the lung yesterday in Paris.
If you are at risk for edema, you don't have to restrict fluids , but you should avoid sitting or standing for long periods.
Harvard researchers mimic pulmonary edema on a microchip.
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In science:

This results in brain edema and microglial activation, and the production of large amounts of pro-inflammatory cytokines, ROS, nitric oxide, among other mediators of neuroinflammation, which exacerbate tissue damage.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
Total, cortical and subcortical uncorrected infarct volumes were calculated by multiplying the infarcted area by the slice thickness and summing the volume of the six slices. A corrected infarct volume was calculated to compensate for the effect of brain edema.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
An edema index was calculated by dividing the total volume of the hemisphere ipsilateral to MCAO by the total volume of the contralateral hemisphere.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
In the experiments in which animals were sacrificed after 48 h of reperfusion for evaluating BBB damage, leukocyte infiltration, and edema, drugs were given either immediately or starting 6 h after MCAO, with additional doses at 6, 12, 24 and 36 h.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
Infarct volume, PGE2 data, MPO activity, EB content and percent of edema were analyzed using t-test (2 groups) or one-way ANOVA with post-hoc Student-Newman-Keuls test (multiple comparison).
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
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