Tumefy meaning

to͝omə-fī, tyo͝o-
To swell or cause to swell.
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To make or become swollen.
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To swell or cause to swell.
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To cause to swell.
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Origin of tumefy

  • French tuméfier Latin tumefacere tumefaction

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French, from Latin, ultimately from tumeō, from Proto-Indo-European *tum-éh₁- (“to be swelling"), stative stem of *tum- (“to swell").

    From Wiktionary