tumescence

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

Definition of tumescence

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

tumescence

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noun tu·mes·cence \t(y)ü-ˈmes-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of tumescence

  1. :  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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