Definition of Tumefying

1. Verb. (present participle of tumefy) ¹



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Definition of Tumefying

1. tumefy [v] - See also: tumefy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumefying

tumbling
tumbling mill
tumblings
tumbrel
tumbrels
tumbril
tumbrils
tumbu dermal myiasis
tumchaite
tumefacient
tumefaction
tumefactions
tumefied
tumefies
tumefy
tumefying (current term)
tumentia
tumeric
tumeric yellow
tumesce
tumesced
tumescence
tumescences
tumescent
tumesces
tumescing
tumid
tumidities
tumidity
tumidly

Literary usage of Tumefying

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1. Chambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by James Donald, William Chambers (1878)
"vi to swell ; to rise in a tumour : —/*"•/• tumefying; A»,/, ... tumefaction, tu-me-fak'shun, «., act of tumefying¡ tumour ; swelling. tumid, tu'rnid, adj., ..."

2. Isis Unveiled: A Master-key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1892)
"... tumefying, you shall have displaced your fluids ; when your fury to reached the point of bursting, we will cause your turgescent muscles to be struck ..."

3. Isis Unveiled: A Master Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1919)
"And when, transported beyond yourself, your face ablaze, and anger tumefying, you shall have displaced your fluids; when your fury has reached the point of ..."

4. A Manual of Pathological Anatomy by Karl Rokitansky (1854)
"Dilute acids, for example, dilute hydrochloric, oxalic, tartaric, but especially acetic acids, have the effect of tumefying, loosening, attenuating, ..."

5. A Treatise on the Diseases of Children: With Directions for the Management by Michael Underwood, Marshall Hall (1835)
"A symptom of less consequence, though alarming to parents, is the tumefying of one or more of the glands of the neck; but this is rarely followed by ..."

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