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Meaning of lymphedema

lymph•e•de•ma

Pronunciation: (lim"fi-dē'mu), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. the accumulation of lymph in soft tissue with accompanying swelling, often of the extremities: sometimes caused by inflammation, obstruction, or removal of lymph channels.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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