Definition of engorgement in English:


Pronunciation /ɛnˈɡɔːdʒm(ə)nt//ɪnˈɡɔːdʒm(ə)nt/


  • See engorge

    • ‘The almost-immediate muscle engorgement (and subsequent strength and endurance increases) many bodybuilders experience with creatine can be the best motivator for improved workouts.’
    • ‘However, accurate determinations of species of tick and degree of engorgement are not routinely possible.’
    • ‘Heart size is normal, and there are no findings of engorgement.’
    • ‘By day seven, I was feeling less engorgement in my right breast.’
    • ‘In addition to teaching new parents how to know if their child is getting enough milk and how to manage engorgement, important concepts such as the supply and demand nature of breastmilk production can be reviewed.’