turgescent

adjective
tur·​ges·​cent | \ˌtər-ˈje-sᵊnt \

Definition of turgescent 

: becoming turgid, distended, or inflated

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turgescence \ˌtər-​ˈje-​sᵊn(t)s \ noun

First Known Use of turgescent

circa 1727, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for turgescent

Latin turgescent-, turgescens, present participle of turgescere to swell, inchoative of turgēre to be swollen

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turgescent

adjective
tur·​ges·​cent | \-ˈjes-ᵊnt \

Medical Definition of turgescent 

: becoming turgid, distended, or swollen

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