verb (used with or without object), en·gorged, en·gorg·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM engorgeen·gorge·ment, noun
Example sentences from the Web for engorge
Magendie found that when given to dogs it produced engorgement, and often inflammation of the lungs.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
This condition led to engorgement of the lungs and liver and increased pressure in the venous side of the circulation.
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 changes observed are those of intense engorgement of the marrow, going on to greenish-yellow purulent infiltration.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The engorgement of the obstructed territory has received the name of hemorrhagic infarction.