inflammatory edema

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in·flam·ma·to·ry e·de·ma

a swelling due to effusion of fluid in the soft parts surrounding a focus of inflammation.

inflammatory edema

Edema associated with inflammation. The cause is assumed to be damage to the capillary endothelium. It is usually nonpitting and localized, red, tender, and warm.
See also: edema


pertaining to or emanating from inflammation.

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