EDEMA By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 An excess accumulation of fluid in cells, organs or body cavities. See cerbral edema. EDEMA: "Joe had edema in his lungs as a result of a circulatory disorder." Related Psychology Terms EPITHELIUM WEAR-AND-TEAR THEORY OF AGING BODY CELL BODY CELL BRODMANN'S AREA INTRACELLULAR FLUID SUBCOMMISSURAL ORGAN OSMOREGULATION KWASHIORKOR VISCERA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EDEMA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/edema/ (accessed April 11, 2021).