Definition of turgescent in English:

turgescent

adjective

technical
  • Becoming or seeming swollen or distended.

    ‘the cells are highly vacuolized, turgescent, and present a ‘chordal’ appearance’
    swollen, bloated, tumescent, dilated, engorged, enlarged, inflated, stretched, blown up, pumped out, pumped up
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Origin

Early 18th century: from Latin turgescent- beginning to swell, from the verb turgescere, from turgere to swell.

Pronunciation:

turgescent

/təːˈdʒɛs(ə)nt/