intumescence

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intumescence

 [in″too-mes´ens]
1. a swelling, normal or abnormal.
2. the process of swelling. adj., adj intumes´cent.

in·tu·mes·cence

(in'tū-mes'ens),
1. Synonym(s): enlargement
2. The process of enlarging or swelling; used to describe the spinal enlargements.

intumescence

/in·tu·mes·cence/ (in″too-mes´ins)
1. a swelling, normal or abnormal.
2. the process of swelling.intumes´cent

intumescence

(ĭn′to͞o-mĕs′əns, -tyo͞o-)
n.
1. The act or process of swelling or the condition of being swollen.
2. A swollen organ or body part.

in′tu·mes′cent adj.

in·tu·mes·cence

(in'tū-mes'ĕns)
1. Synonym(s): enlargement.
2. The process of enlarging or swelling; used to describe the spinal enlargements.

intumescence

1. The process of swelling or becoming engorged, as in the erection of the penis.
2. The condition of being swollen.

intumescence

1. a swelling, normal or abnormal.
2. the process of swelling.

brachial intumescence
cervical enlargement of the spinal cord at C6 to T1.
cervical intumescence
see brachial intumescence (above).
lumbar intumescence
enlargement of the lumbar spinal cord at L4-S2.