turgescence

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

turgescence

  1. The act of swelling, or state of being swollen or turgescent.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Thomas Browne to this entry?)
  2. Empty magnificence or pompousness; inflation; bombast; turgidity.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Johnson to this entry?)

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

turgescence f (plural turgescences)

  1. swelling
  2. turgor

External links[edit]