American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Somewhat tumid.
- adj. Becoming swollen; swelling.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Swelling; tumefying; forming into a tumor; intumescent.
- In botany, slightly tumid or swollen.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Slightly tumid; swollen, as certain moss capsules.
- adj. abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
- From Latin tumēscēns ("swelling, bloating") (Wiktionary)
- Latin tumēscēns, tumēscent-, present participle of tumēscere, to begin to swell, inchoative of tumēre, to swell; see teuə- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In its excited, or tumescent condition (the word tumescent means swelled, and is the technical word for describing the erect condition of the penis) it becomes enlarged and rigid, its size in this state being, on an average, six or seven inches long, and from an inch-and-a-half to two inches in diameter.”
“The most common approach to liposuction today, known as tumescent liposuction, is also considered the safest.”
“The deaths reviewed in the new study all involved variations on "tumescent" liposuction, a popular technique developed by dermatologists in the late 1980s.”
“In the newer "tumescent" method, doctors inject a medicated solution into the fatty tissue to reduce bleeding, but in rare cases, it can cause fluid buildup in the lungs and fatal blood clots.”
“But "tumescent" staffs (Schlesinger's delicious description) seem normal to people with a weak sense of the past.”
“The procedure may be performed under general or local ( "tumescent") anesthesia.”
“The tumescent bellies of "Black Curve Relief" and "White Curve Relief" rise and descend, respectively, like mammoth moons.”
“The unfortunate fact is that a peace deal in the Middle East will deny SLC of masturbation fodder, given that he only gets tumescent at the thought of the region nuked into atoms.”
“PureLipo, which Sant Antonio trademarked, is a form of "tumescent" liposuction, which means the painkiller is injected along with saline solution and a drug that slows bleeding into small incisions in the skin.”
“However, Miami plastic surgeon Adam Rubinstein says virtually all cosmetic surgeons are doing tumescent liposuction; the main difference is the type of anesthesia used.”
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