inturgescence

Inturgescence

In`tur*ges"cence\, n. [L. inturgescens, p. pr. of inturgescere to swell up. See 1st In-, and Turgescent.] A swelling; the act of swelling, or state of being swelled. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
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