Outgrowth vs Tumescence - What's the difference?

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Outgrowth is a related term of tumescence.


As nouns the difference between outgrowth and tumescence

is that outgrowth is anything that grows out of something else while tumescence is a swelling due to the presence of fluid.

outgrowth

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Anything that grows out of something else.
  • # A branch or offshoot of a plant.
  • # An appendage of an animal.
  • # A byproduct or consequence of an action or event.
  • Derived terms

    * neurite outgrowth * neuronal outgrowth

    tumescence

    Noun

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

    * (l)

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