They seize hold of the first that brushes by, and crawling to a suitable place become engorged with blood.
A surgical operation is sometimes undertaken with success for enabling the engorged veins to empty themselves into the blood-stream in a manner so as to avoid the liver-route.
A bubo is found to consist of a chain of enlarged glands, surrounded by a mass of engorged connective tissue, coagulated blood and serum.
The substance of the brain, spinal cord and nervetrunks is normal, but the membranes are engorged.
After they were too engorged to get into their lair again, the Storm-god, accompanied by the other gods, killed him.