a puffy state resembling edema
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A puffiness of the skin not due to a fluid accumulation.
[pseudo- + G. oidēma, a swelling (edema)]
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pseudoedema(soo″dō-ē-dē′mă) [″ + oidema, a swelling]
Swelling of tissues resembling edema. It may be seen in the optic disk of the eye or in the skin.
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