Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of TUMEFACTION

Pronunciation:  `toomu'fakshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the process of tumefying; the organic process whereby tissue becomes swollen by the accumulation of fluid within it
 

TUMEFACTION is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: biological process, organic process

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tu`me*fac"tion\, n. [Cf. F. tum['e]faction.]
The act or process of tumefying, swelling, or rising into a
tumor; a swelling. --Arbuthnot.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY