Tumescence vs Protrusion - What's the difference?

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Tumescence is a related term of protrusion.


As nouns the difference between tumescence and protrusion

is that tumescence is a swelling due to the presence of fluid while protrusion is (uncountable) the act of protruding.

tumescence

Noun

(en noun)
  • A swelling due to the presence of fluid.
  • A swollen bodily organ; used especially of erectile tissue.
  • Derived terms

    * (l)

    References

    protrusion

    English

    Noun

  • (uncountable) The act of protruding.
  • (uncountable) The state of being protruded.
  • (countable) Anything that protrudes.
  • See also

    * hernia