Tumour is a related term of tumescence.
As nouns the difference between tumour and tumescence
is that tumour
is (oncology|pathology) an abnormal growth; differential diagnosis includes abscess, metaplasia, and neoplasia while tumescence
is a swelling due to the presence of fluid.
(oncology, pathology) An abnormal growth; differential diagnosis includes abscess, metaplasia, and neoplasia.
* is the standard modern British and Commonwealth spelling (including Canada), and tumor is the standard American spelling.
A swelling due to the presence of fluid.
A swollen bodily organ; used especially of erectile tissue.