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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 .
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.
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.
Clinically, lesion was more of tumid LE than of DLE.
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.
forgotten ancient crowns metamorphose into tumid bladders, flattery
Mature petal blades with distal half tumid, inflated, the apex broadly conic or obtuse, papillose-scabrid, the bristle, if present, shorter, dorsal, subapical, erect or incurved .
It becomes grander, sometimes wilder, sometimes more swelling, even tumid.
This is a large and beautiful species of Garovaglia characterized by a tumid foliation with strongly rugose as well as plicate leaves.