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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas;
- Example: "hungry children with bloated stomachs"
- Example: "he had a grossly distended stomach"
- Example: "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"
- Example: "swollen hands"
- Example: "tumescent tissue"
- Example: "puffy tumid flesh"
[syn: puffy, intumescent, tumescent, tumid, turgid]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tumescent \Tu*mes"cent\, a. Slightly tumid; swollen, as certain moss capsules. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tumescent adj 1: abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh" [syn: puffy, intumescent, tumescent, tumid, turgid]