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en·gorged

(en-gōrjd'),
Absolutely filled; distended with fluid.
See also: congested, hyperemic.
[O. Fr. fr. Mediev. L. gorgia, throat, narrow passage, fr. L. gurges, a whirlpool]

engorged

[in·gôrjd′]
Etymology: Fr, engorger, to fill up
distended or swollen with fluids.

en·gorged

(en-gōrjd')
Absolutely filled; distended with fluid.
See also: congested, hyperemic

engorged

distended with fluid

en·gorged

(en-gōrjd')
Absolutely filled; distended with fluid.
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The authors also pointed out that collecting and testing mosquitoes engorged with the blood of domestic or wild animals could be a valuable tool for veterinary and public health authorities who conduct surveillance for the spread of avian influenza virus.
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For people who want to up the flash-factor of their existing jewelry, they can re-set their rocks in platinum rings engorged with diamonds.
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Imagine a world without time, only the arc of the sun and moon; without women, only lusty men lusting for other men, frolicking naked in the forest, splashing in fresh water, embracing, kissing, their cocks becoming engorged beneath loincloths that can't contain them any longer, their hands and mouths exploring every possibility, all without a hint of inhibition.
Parent volunteers from the Harrison School district picked up the engorged school bags and sent them off via bus to Baton Rouge On Friday, September 16.