tumefacient


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tumefacient

 [too″mĕ-fa´shent]
producing swelling.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tu·me·fa·cient

(tū'mĕ-fā'shĕnt),
Causing or tending to cause swelling.
Synonym(s): tumefactive
[L. tume-facio, to cause to swell, fr. tumeo, to swell]
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tumefacient

(to͞o′mə-fā′shənt, tyo͞o′-)
adj.
Producing or tending to produce swelling or tumefaction.
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tu·me·fa·cient

(tū'mĕ-fā'shĕnt)
Causing or tending to cause swelling.
[L. tume-facio, to cause to swell, fr. tumeo, to swell]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tumefacient

Producing or tending to produce swelling.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

tu·me·fa·cient

(tū'mĕ-fā'shĕnt)
Causing or tending to cause swelling.
[L. tume-facio, to cause to swell, fr. tumeo, to swell]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012