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Meaning of TUMESCENT

Pronunciation:  too'mesunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"
 

TUMESCENT is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: bloated, distended, puffed, puffy, swollen, tumid, turgid, unhealthy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tu*mes"cent\, a.
Slightly tumid; swollen, as certain moss capsules.

 

 

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