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tumid

bulging or protuberant

tumid

[′tü·məd]
(biology)
Marked by swelling or inflation.
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Pronotum at most tumid behind head; clypeus anteriorly rounded, sometimes briefly truncate but not shallowly emarginated; pronotum frequently with sides broadly marked with brown, longitudinal central third or more dark brown to black, sometimes with cupreous reflections ...
He presented with acute nonpruritic, non-scaling, erythematous tumid papules and plaques on the dorsal aspects of both hands (Figs.
I saw it upmost, to know partly is by now not to unknow else with borrowed light induced by origin perpetual, by passion flat lying and tumid for advantage, for all or nothing is the play sequence left over.
right to the north over lots of different lights is the red rotating tip of the WYYY transmitter, its spin's ring of red reflected in the visible Charles River, the Charles tumid with rain and snowmelt, illumined in patches by headlights on Memorial and the Storrow 500, the river unwinding, swollen and humped, its top a mosaic of oil rainbows and dead branches, gulls asleep or brooding, bobbing, head under wing.
When Linnaeus finally describes the African he suffers worse than the "wild man" with his tumid lips, his crafty, indolent, and negligent ways.
In contrast, the language was extremely bombastic and tumid in the two main cinematographic genres of the 1930s, which had also been very successful in the silent phase, namely historical films, especially aimed at extolling deeds of ancient Romans (like Scipione l'Africano, in 1937), and sentimental ones, which frequently tended to represent painful love stories in rather melodramatic terms (e.g.
Injury/disability: Degenerative disc disease, injured knee, post-traumatic stress disorder and tumid lupus
Florentina told the women at the taqueria that they did it for the dog, skittish and orphaned--Sigilo was like a brass key to this otherworld--but in truth Florentina was transfixed by the remnants of the dead man's life around her--his British mystery novels, the ornate mirrors, the wine-colored curtains that grew tumid in the breeze.
Some of them include Hansen's disease- tuberculoid pole, sarcoidosis, lupus vulgaris, chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus (tumid LE and LE profundus), granuloma faciale and pseudolymphoma (cutaneous lymphoid hyperplasia or lymphocytoma cutis and Jessner's lymphocytic infiltration of skin).
Descriptions of "sickening social rot" and "the filthy, tumid slums of the poor made even uglier by the extravagance and luxury of the rich" (White 349) were common in monographs and periodical literature (Rosenberg 177-98).
The bill usually has a horny distal portion and a tumid basal portion covered with soft skin and a cere.