detumescence definition

  • noun:
    • Reduction or lessening of a swelling, particularly the repair of a swollen organ or component to normal size.
    • The work of subsiding from a swollen condition, especially the relaxation of an erect cock.
    • Diminution of swelling; subsidence of any such thing inflamed.
    • Diminution of swelling: opposed to intumescence.
    • diminution of swelling; the subsidence of something swollen

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