Definitions

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  • n. A swelling or rising.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A swelling or rising.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Tumescence; tumefaction.

Etymologies

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Latin ex + tumescens, present participle of tumescere, incho. from tumere to swell: compare French extumescence.

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