This tumefaction spreads more and more, and crackles on pressure.
Mastication, deglutition, and articulation all become impeded mechanically by tumefaction of the tissues.
If a tumefaction appears in one side, and not in the other, why so?
The tumefaction and congestion are often continuous into the floor of the mouth and the parts adjacent.
Thus by the law of tumefaction, death can and does succumb to its indomitable will.
Veins, suspended by irritation of the nerves, arteries are excited to fever heat in action with increase of tumefaction.
The intermittence of the tumefaction serves to differentiate the swelling from abscess or morbid growth.
Observations without record will show any fair minded person that tumefaction does cause death in the majority of cases.
Webster's definition of tumefaction is to swell by any fluids or solids being detained abnormally at any place in the body.
This tumefaction consists essentially of a cerogelatinous exudate into the subcutaneous and intermuscular tissues.
tumefaction tu·me·fac·tion (tōō'mə-fāk'shən, tyōō'-)
The act or process of puffing or swelling.
A swollen condition.
A puffy or swollen part; tumescence.