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tu·mid

(tū'mid),
Swollen, as by congestion, edema, hyperemia.
Synonym(s): turgid
[L. tumidus]

turgid

/tur·gid/ (ter´jid) swollen and congested.

turgid

(tûr′jĭd)
adj.
Swollen or distended, as from a fluid; bloated: a turgid bladder; turgid veins.

tur·gid′i·ty, tur′gid·ness n.
tur′gid·ly adv.

turgid

[tur′jid]
Etymology: L, turgidus
swollen, hard, and congested, usually as a result of an accumulation of fluid. turgor, n. Compare flaccid.

tu·mid

(tū'mid)
Swollen, as by congestion, edema, hyperemia.
Synonym(s): turgid.
[L. tumidus]

turgid

Swollen and congested.

turgid

swollen and congested.
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