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Meaning of TUMESCENCE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  tumidity resulting from the presence of blood or other fluid in the tissues
 

TUMESCENCE is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: tumidity, tumidness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tu*mes"cence\, n. [L. tumescens, -entis, p.pr. of
tumescere to swell up, v. incho. fr. tumere to swell.]
The act of becoming tumid; the state of being swollen;
intumescence.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Swelling.
 

 

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