engorgement

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Synonyms for engorgement

the condition of being full to or beyond satisfaction

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congestion with blood

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eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation

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Blood or serosanguineous discharge in milk during lactation can be caused by various factors related to lactation, such as cracked nipples, mastitis, trauma or vascular engorgement.
Erectile function is dependent on the release of nitric oxide (NO) from nerve endings and vascular endothelium and consequent smooth muscle relaxation with vascular engorgement.
According to rare reports, neuropathologic features of botulism include normal histopathologic appearance of peripheral nerves and nonspecific, microscopic hemorrhage and vascular engorgement in the central nervous system (9,10).
1) showed mild widening of the mediastinal shadow, left displacement of the heart and loss of the right heart border with a convex prominence of the left border of the heart and pulmonary vascular engorgement.
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