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 for edema
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  oedema \oe*de"ma\, n. [NL., from Gr. ? a swelling, tumor, fr. ?
     to swell.] (Med.)
     A swelling from effusion of watery fluid in the cellular
     tissue beneath the skin or mucous membrance; dropsy of the
     subcutaneous cellular tissue. [Written also edema.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Edema \E*de"ma\, n. [NL.] (Med.)
     Same as [oe]dema. Edematous

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in
           cells, tissues, or serous cavities [syn: edema, oedema,
           hydrops, dropsy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  170 Moby Thesaurus words for "edema":
     abscess, access, accession, accretion, accrual, accruement,
     accumulation, addition, advance, aggrandizement, ague,
     amplification, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, appreciation,
     ascent, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, augmentation,
     backache, ballooning, bleeding, blennorhea, bloat, bloatedness,
     bloating, blowing up, boil, boom, boost, broadening, buildup, bump,
     bunion, cachexia, cachexy, carbuncle, chill, chills, colic,
     constipation, convulsion, corn, coughing, crescendo, cyanosis,
     cyst, development, diarrhea, diastole, dilatation, dilation,
     distension, dizziness, dropsy, dysentery, dyspepsia, dyspnea,
     elevation, emaciation, enlargement, expansion, extension, fainting,
     fatigue, fever, fibrillation, flatulence, flatulency, flatus,
     flood, flux, furuncle, gain, gassiness, greatening, growth, gush,
     hemorrhage, high blood pressure, hike, hydrops, hypertension,
     hypotension, icterus, increase, increment, indigestion,
     inflammation, inflation, insomnia, intumescence, itching, jaundice,
     jump, labored breathing, leap, low blood pressure, lumbago, lump,
     marasmus, meteorism, mounting, multiplication, nasal discharge,
     nausea, necrosis, pain, paralysis, pimple, pock, productiveness,
     proliferation, pruritus, puff, puffiness, puffing, pustule, raise,
     rash, rheum, rise, rising, sclerosis, sebaceous cyst, seizure,
     shock, skin eruption, sneezing, snowballing, sore, spasm, spread,
     stretching, surge, swell, swellage, swelling, swollenness, tabes,
     tachycardia, tumefaction, tumescence, tumidity, tumidness, tumor,
     turgescence, turgescency, turgidity, turgidness, tympanism,
     tympany, up, upping, upset stomach, upsurge, upswing, uptrend,
     upturn, vertigo, vomiting, wasting, waxing, wen, widening,

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