Definition of edematous in US English:

edematous

(British oedematous)

adjective

  • See edema

    • ‘The breast skin overlying the lesion was erythematous and edematous.’
    • ‘The fragments were edematous with focal fibrosis.’
    • ‘When these lesions were stroked, they became red, edematous, and pruritic, and some formed blisters.’
    • ‘Placement of the venous catheter may be difficult in a hyperesthetic and edematous limb.’
    • ‘The slightly edematous and hyperemic appendix was removed by laparoscopic surgery.’

Pronunciation

edematous

/əˈdemədəs/