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turgescent Line breaks: tur|ges¦cent
Pronunciation: /təːˈdʒɛs(ə)nt/

Definition of turgescent in English:

adjective

chiefly technical
Becoming or seeming swollen or distended: the cells are highly vacuolized, turgescent, and present a ‘chordalappearance

Origin

Early 18th century: from Latin turgescent- 'beginning to swell', from the verb turgescere, from turgere 'to swell'.

Derivatives

turgescence

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Pronunciation: /təːˈdʒɛs(ə)ns/
noun

Words that rhyme with turgescent

acquiescent, adolescent, albescent, Besant, coalescent, confessant, convalescent, crescent, depressant, effervescent, erubescent, evanescent, excrescent, flavescent, fluorescent, immunosuppressant, incandescent, incessant, iridescent, juvenescent, lactescent, liquescent, luminescent, nigrescent, obsolescent, opalescent, pearlescent, phosphorescent, pubescent, putrescent, quiescent, suppressant, virescent, viridescent

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