Medical Dictionary


noun tu·mes·cence \t(y)ü-ˈmes-ən(t)s\

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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