lymphedema definition

  • noun:
    • Swelling, particularly in subcutaneous cells, because of obstruction of lymphatic vessels or lymph nodes, with accumulation of lymph into the affected region.
    • The swelling of muscle because of retention of fluid into the lymph vessels
    • A dropsical condition associated with cells as a result of obstruction to your movement of lymph.
    • swelling (usually within the feet) due to lymph acquiring into the cells within the affected places

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