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tumefaction

See definition of tumefaction on Dictionary.com
  • as inbulge
  • as ininflation
  • as intumor

synonyms for tumefaction

  • lump
  • nodule
  • wart
  • blob
  • bump
  • bunch
  • convexity
  • dilation
  • distention
  • excess
  • excrescence
  • gibbosity
  • growth
  • hump
  • intumescence
  • jut
  • outgrowth
  • outthrust
  • pouch
  • projection
  • prominence
  • promontory
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • sac
  • sagging
  • salience
  • superfluity
  • swelling
  • tuberosity
  • tumor
  • nodulation

antonyms for tumefaction

MOST RELEVANT
  • depression
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • decrease
  • reduction
  • deflation
  • shrinkage
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    How to use tumefaction in a sentence

    In eight instances there was decided unilateral redness of the face, and five times this was attended with noticeable tumefaction.
    NEURALGIA AND THE DISEASES THAT RESEMBLE ITFRANCIS E. ANSTIE
    At the same time the tumefaction of the skin subsides, and the subjective sensations to which it gave rise gradually disappear.
    A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
    It began with a chill, and he had the usual efflorescence, sore throat, and tumefaction of the cervical glands.
    A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
    Most of the tumefaction is, however, due to extension of the inflammation to the connective tissue of the neck.
    A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
    The tumefaction speedily subsides, the features become recognizable, and defervescence is complete.
    A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
    If a tumefaction appears in one side, and not in the other, why so?
    PHILOSOPHY OF OSTEOPATHYANDREW T. STILL
    Thus by the law of tumefaction, death can and does succumb to its indomitable will.
    PHILOSOPHY OF OSTEOPATHYANDREW T. STILL
    The livid tumefaction spread over the leg, with blisters here and there, whence there oozed a black liquid.
    MADAME BOVARYGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
    There may be so much tumefaction of the nostrils as to produce difficulty in breathing.
    SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF THE HORSEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
    The livid tumefaction spread over the leg, with blisters here and there, whence oozed a black liquid.
    MADAME BOVARYGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO TUMEFACTION

    • blob
    • bump
    • bunch
    • convexity
    • dilation
    • distention
    • excess
    • excrescence
    • gibbosity
    • growth
    • hump
    • intumescence
    • jut
    • lump
    • nodulation
    • nodule
    • outgrowth
    • outthrust
    • pouch
    • projection
    • prominence
    • promontory
    • protrusion
    • protuberance
    • sac
    • sagging
    • salience
    • superfluity
    • swelling
    • tuberosity
    • tumefaction
    • tumor
    • wart
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.