edematous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj edematous swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Edematous (Med) Same as Ĺ“dematous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • edematous Relating to edema; swelling with a serous effusion.
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Usage

In literature:

The left thigh and leg were painful and edematous.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The skin of the scrotum is tense, and it may be edematous (pitting on pressure), as are the deeper envelopes and spermatic cord.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
In acute glaucoma the sclera appears to be edematous and slightly thickened.
"Glaucoma" by Various
The limbs become livid and edematous, and lastly ulcers are produced from deficient absorption.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
They are soft, edematous, and hot at first and contain a serous or blood-tinged fluid.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
The epithelial layer is edematous, often showing an increased number of cells.
"Scurvy Past and Present" by Alfred Fabian Hess
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