verb (used with or without object), en·gorged, en·gorg·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM engorgeen·gorge·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for engorgement
Inflammation of the membranes of the brain leads to the engorgement of the face, ears, and eyes with blood.The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals|Charles Darwin
There was engorgement of blood vessels in the meninges covering the brain.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The engorgement of the obstructed territory has received the name of hemorrhagic infarction.
Less constantly, and it would seem in proportion to the development of the rash, engorgement of the glands may be noted elsewhere.
Congestion of the brain consists in an accumulation of blood in the vessels, also called hyperemia, or engorgement.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture