Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as turgescence.

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  • noun Alternative form of turgescence.

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Examples

  • The same reasoning also holds place among them in those dissensions we behold upon a turgescency in any of their females.

    The Battle of the Books

  • Doctor Smelly has observed, that loose stools, mixed with milk, which is curdled in the intestines, frequently relieves the turgescency of the breasts of those who studiously repel their milk.

    Zoonomia, Vol. I Or, the Laws of Organic Life

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