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noun as in repletion

noun as in satiety

noun as in saturation

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Example Sentences

Magendie found that when given to dogs it produced engorgement, and often inflammation of the lungs.

This condition led to engorgement of the lungs and liver and increased pressure in the venous side of the circulation.

There was engorgement of blood vessels in the meninges covering the brain.

The changes observed are those of intense engorgement of the marrow, going on to greenish-yellow purulent infiltration.

The engorgement of the obstructed territory has received the name of hemorrhagic infarction.


On this page you'll find 119 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to engorgement, such as: deluge, flash flood, overabundance, torrent, advance, and cataclysm.

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