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tu·mid

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

(tū'mid)
Swollen, as by congestion, edema, hyperemia.
Synonym(s): turgid.
[L. tumidus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

turgid

Swollen and congested.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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