Engorgement

Definition of Engorgement

En`gorge´ment
n.1.The act of swallowing greedily; a devouring with voracity; a glutting.
2.(Med.) An overfullness or obstruction of the vessels in some part of the system; congestion.
3.(Metal.) The clogging of a blast furnace.

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hyperaemia, hyperemia
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