The state of being swollen.
, year= a1420
, year_published= 1894
, author= The British Museum Additional MS, 12,056
, by= (Lanfranc of Milan
, title= Lanfranc's "Science of cirurgie."
, url= http://books.google.com/books?id=6XktAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA63
, chapter= Wounds complicated by the Dislocation of a Bone
, isbn= 1163911380
, publisher= K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co
, location= London
, editor= Robert von Fleischhacker
, page= 63
, passage= Ne take noon hede to brynge togidere þe parties of þe boon þat is to-broken or dislocate, til viij. daies ben goon in þe wyntir, & v. in þe somer; for þanne it schal make quytture, and be sikir from swellynge
; & þanne brynge togidere þe brynkis eiþer þe disiuncture after þe techynge þat schal be seid in þe chapitle of algebra.
Anything swollen, especially any abnormally swollen part of the body.