Definitions for "Cerebral edema"
the swelling of the brain due to lack of oxygen; see acute mountain sickness
Swelling in the brain due to an increase in its water content.
Swelling of the brain tissue due to an accumulation of fluid which may be caused by tumor, toxic chemicals or interaction.
Any extracerebral condition that increases cerebral blood volume, such as a low blood content (hypoxia) and a high carbon dioxide content (hypercapnia).