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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The process of swelling.

Usage examples (30)
  • On the third day all tumefaction had subsided and there was no complaint whatever.
  • On the second and third day there was some tenderness and tumefaction of the abdomen, which increased somewhat on the fourth and fifth.
  • Generally the attendant is alarmed by a snoring or wheezing noise emitted by the animal in respiration, before he is aware of the existence of any tumefaction.
  • Now is not this the cause of all tumefaction, as indeed Avicenna has it, and of all oppressive redundancy in parts, that the access to them is open, but the egress from... for more
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