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engorged

Pronunciation: en-gorjd'

Definition: Absolutely filled; distended with fluid.

[O. Fr. fr. Mediev. L. gorgia, throat, narrow passage, fr. L. gurges, a whirlpool]

See Also: congested, hyperemic

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