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See also: tuméfaction



Compare French tuméfaction.


tumefaction (countable and uncountable, plural tumefactions)

  1. The process or result of tumefying, swelling, or rising into a tumour.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for tumefaction in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)