TUMESCENCE

noun. a state of inflammation or being inflamed, as in inflammation of the clitoris or penis as an outcome of carnal arousal.

TUMESCENCE: "The patient presented in the emergency room with signs of tumescence."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TUMESCENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tumescence/ (accessed November 30, 2019).
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