- becoming swollen; swelling.
Origin of turgescent
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Historical Examples of turgescence
It is in youth that this turgescence and clearness are most evident.Beauty
In his discussion on growth it is interesting to find the idea of turgescence supplying the motive force for extension.
A physical feeling of turgescence and congestion in that region, such as swimmers often feel, probably increased the impression.Army Life in a Black Regiment
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
The turgescence may involve the whole extent of the mucosa of the inferior turbinated bodies, including their posterior ends.
I am very glad that you will again discuss the view of the turgescence of the cells being the cause of the movement of parts.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II
- becoming or being swollen; inflated; tumid
- The condition of being swollen; tumescence.
- The process of swelling.