engorgement

  1. congestion with blood
  2. eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation

Engorgement

• (n.) The clogging of a blast furnace. • (n.) An overfullness or obstruction of the vessels in some part of the system; congestion. • (n.) The act of swallowing greedily; a devouring with voracity; a glutting.
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engorgement

(en-gorj´mәnt) distention of a body part or organ with blood or other fluids. hyperemia. breast engorgement swelling of the breast due to an increase in blood and lymph supply as a precursor to lactation.
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engorgement

noun eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation
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Engorgement

En·gorge'ment noun [ Confer French engorgement .] 1. The act of swallowing greedily; a devouring with voracity; a glutting. 2. (Medicine) An overfullness or obstruction of the vessels in some part of the system; congestion. Hoblyn. 3. (Metal.) The ...
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Engorgement

A few days after giving birth (following the colostrum period), your body produces the `mature` milk. Because the breasts become very full of milk (engorged) it can be uncomfortable for the mother. However, this goes away once the body better regulates milk production. It can also happen if the child suddenly nurses less than usual (for various rea...
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Engorgement

Congested; filled with fluid.
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Engorgement

Congested; filled with fluid.
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Engorgement

Excessive fullness, usually referring to the breasts.
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Engorgement

Excessively swollen and tender breasts, usually beginning between two days and a week after childbirth. As milk production increases, blood and lymph fluids accumulate in the breast. If the baby is not nursing frequently, effectively, and for as long as he wants, the mother`s breasts can become engorged. Engorgement is different than normal fullne....
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Engorgement

Swollen and tender breasts postpartum
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Engorgement

Swollen and tender breasts postpartum. Engorgement occurs when the mother's milk comes in between two days and a week after childbirth. Symptoms usually disappear in a few days when nursing is well established.
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engorgement

This term describes the breasts becoming full, swollen and tender, usually some time between two days and a week after birth, when a mother's milk comes in. The symptoms usually disappear in a few days.
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engorgement

Type: Term Pronunciation: en-gōrj′ment Definitions: 1. Distention with fluid or other material.
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engorgement

[n] - congestion with blood 2. [n] - eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation
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