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Medical Dictionary


noun de·tu·mes·cence \ˌdē-t(y)ü-ˈmes-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of DETUMESCENCE

:  subsidence or diminution of swelling or erection
de·tu·mes·cent \-ənt\ adjective


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