edema vs hydrops what difference

what is difference between edema and hydrops

English

Alternative forms

  • oedema (UK), œdema (UK, non-standard)

Etymology

From New Latin edema, from Ancient Greek οἴδημα (oídēma, swelling), from οἰδέω (oidéō, I swell).

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -iːmə

IPA(key): /ɪˈdiː.mə/

Noun

edema (plural edemas or edemata)

  1. (American spelling, pathology) An excessive accumulation of serum in tissue spaces or a body cavity.
    • 1991, Albrecht M. Ehrly, Therapeutic Hemorheology, page 115,
      In the patients with myocardial edemas [247, 471] it was shown that, despite a considerable loss of fluid via the kidneys after the intravenous administration of a short-acting and very effective diuretic (furosemide), there was no increase in the blood and plasma viscosities.
    • 2002, Peter Lanzer, 26: Peripheral Vascular Disease, Peter Lanzer, Eric J. Topol (editors), Pan Vascular Medicine: Integrated Clinical Management, page 389,
      In particular, changes in color and temperature, edemas, and ulcerations are noted. Palpation is applied as needed. In this chapter, only two skin and body surface changes will be discussed: peripheral edemas and ulcerations.
    • 2015, Hans Scholz, Arteriovenous Access Surgery: Ensuring Adequate Vascular Access for Hemodialysis, page 185,
      Local lymph edemas can often be found on the inside of a looped graft.
  2. (American spelling, botany) A similar swelling in plants caused by excessive accumulation of water.

Synonyms

  • (pathology): hydrops; dropsy (archaic), hydropsy (archaic)

Translations

Anagrams

  • Meade, Medea, adeem, meade

Italian

Etymology

New Latin edema, from Ancient Greek οἴδημα (oídēma, swelling).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eˈdɛ.ma/, /ˈɛ.de.ma/
  • Rhymes: -ɛma, -ɛdema
  • Hyphenation: e‧dè‧ma, è‧de‧ma

Noun

edema m (plural edemi)

  1. (pathology) edema

Derived terms

  • edematico / edematoso

Portuguese

Alternative forms

  • œdema (obsolete)

Etymology

New Latin edema, from Ancient Greek οἴδημα (oídēma, swelling), from οἰδέω (oidéō, I swell).

Noun

edema m (plural edemas)

  1. oedema (excessive accumulation of serum in tissue)

Spanish

Etymology

From New Latin edema, from Ancient Greek οἴδημα (oídēma, swelling), from οἰδέω (oidéō, to swell).

Noun

edema m (plural edemas)

  1. (pathology) edema


English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ὕδρωψ (húdrōps), from Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (húdōr, water).

Noun

hydrops (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) The abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in a tissue or cavity.

Translations

See also

  • hydropsy
  • dropsy
  • edema

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