Definition of Engorged

1. Adjective. Overfull as with blood.

Exact synonyms: Congested
Similar to: Full



Definition of Engorged

1. p. a. Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts.

Definition of Engorged

1. Verb. (past of engorge) ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to something that is overly filled with fluid, especially a blood vessel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Engorged

1. engorge [v] - See also: engorge

Medical Definition of Engorged

1. 1. Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts. 2. Filled to excess with blood or other liquid; congested. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engorged

englutted
englutting
englyn
englynion
englyns
engobe
engobes
engolden
engoldened
engoldening
engoldens
engore
engored
engores
engorge
engorged (current term)
engorgement
engorgements
engorges
engorging
engoring
engouement
engouled
engoulée
engrace
engraced
engraces
engracing
engraff
engraffed

Literary usage of Engorged

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1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1915)
"Of the number taken from the ears twelve engorged and partially engorged ... 12—Partly engorged. The weights and measurements of the twelve females varied. ..."

2. Transactions of the ... Session of the American Institute of Homœopathy by American Institute of Homeopathy Session (1875)
"engorged PAPILLA AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE. BY WH WOODYATT, MD, CHICAGO. Now that the attention of the physician is fully directed to the valuable aid to be ..."

3. Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon (1893)
"... fraught with rancour and engorged yre, He cast at once him to avenge for all ; And, gathering up ..."

4. The London Medical Gazette (1850)
"... bladder healthy ; the right cavity of the heart containing a quantity of black blood slightly coagulated, the left side empty; lungs greatly engorged; ..."

5. The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine (1844)
"The engorged parts then gradually subside, the purplish colour changes to a white, the tears resume their natural- course, and every trace of the disease ..."

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