engorged

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj engorged overfull as with blood
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Engorged (Med) Filled to excess with blood or other liquid; congested.
    • Engorged Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Engorged filled to excess with blood
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Usage

In literature:

The process of engorgement is complete.
"The Prospector" by Ralph Connor
If internal piles come down at stool, do not allow them to remain and get engorged with blood.
"Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia" by Isaac G. Briggs
Culver rolled over, scrambled to his feet, and with his face and neck engorged with rage, came rushing at the horseman like a fury.
"The Furnace of Gold" by Philip Verrill Mighels
The changes observed are those of intense engorgement of the marrow, going on to greenish-yellow purulent infiltration.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
It removes engorgement or local impediments to the circulation.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
There is no engorgement of either lungs or brain.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
It may, however, become engorged and inflamed from injury.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
While engorging herself with our blood, we will examine under the microscope the mosquito's mouth.
"Our Common Insects" by Alpheus Spring Packard
This method can be promptly used, provided the pupil does not attempt to engorge or cloy his mind by undertaking too much at a time at first.
"Assimilative Memory" by Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Dazzled with their blinding beauty, we saw ravines engorged with flowers.
"The Goddess of Atvatabar" by William R. Bradshaw
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In news:

For fashion editors, all roads lead to September: this month's rag mags, engorged with advertisements, represent the triumph of the hypercapitalist ethos, the huge and the loud.
AP Photo In this undated photo released by the University of Florida, a common bedbug is engorged with blood after feeding on a human.
It works by engorging the clitoris with blood.
On June 22, the new mom, 31, uploaded a new picture that puts her engorged breasts front and center.
This ability to coordinate without " coordinating " will only become more important as political action committees become engorged with money that needs to be spent.
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