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tumescence

tumescence

noun tu·mes·cence \tü-ˈme-sən(t)s, tyü-\

Definition of TUMESCENCE

:  the quality or state of being tumescent; especially :  readiness for sexual activity marked especially by vascular congestion of the sex organs

First Known Use of TUMESCENCE

1859

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tumescence

noun tu·mes·cence \t(y)ü-ˈmes-ən(t)s\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TUMESCENCE

:  the quality or state of being tumescent; especially :  readiness for sexual activity marked especially by vascular congestion of the sex organs

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