myoedema


myoedema
n. edema in a muscle, swelling of a muscle (Pathology)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • myoedema — A localized contraction of a degenerating muscle, occurring at the point of a sharp blow, independent of the nerve supply. SYN: idiomuscular contraction, mounding, myoidema. [myo + G. oidema, swelling] * * * myo·ede·ma or Brit myo oe·de·ma .m …   Medical dictionary

  • mounding — SYN: myoedema. * * * mound·ing (moundґing) myoedema (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • contraction — 1. A shortening or increase in tension; denoting the normal function of muscle. 2. A shrinkage or reduction in size. 3. Heart beat, as in premature c..beat. [L. contractus, drawn together] after c …   Medical dictionary

  • myoidema — SYN: myoedema. [myo + G. oidema, swelling] …   Medical dictionary

  • myo-oedema — Brit var of MYOEDEMA …   Medical dictionary


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