sludging

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sludging

[′sləj·iŋ]
(geology)
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Priapism mainly occurs due to blood disorders, in which veins are blocked as a result of small emboli and thickening of blood because of increased number of circulating leukocytes in mature and immature forms.3 The most accepted mechanism behind the development of painful and persistent erection is sludging of blood in the corpora cavernosa.