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Definition of Turgid

Turgid
Turgid Tur"gid, a. [L. turgidus, from turgere to swell.] 1. Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent or expansive force; swelled; swollen; bloated; inflated; tumid; -- especially applied to an enlarged part of the body; as, a turgid limb; turgid fruit. A bladder . . . held near the fire grew turgid. --Boyle. 2. Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking. -- Tur"gid*ly, adv. -- Tur"gid*ness, n.

Meaning of Turgid from wikipedia

- pressure. The pressure exerted by the osmotic flow of water is called turgidity. It is caused by the osmotic flow of water through a selectively permeable...
- Plasmolysis is the process in which cells lose water in a hypertonic solution. The reverse process, deplasmolysis or cytolysis, can occur if the cell is...
- release. The Scottish newspaper Daily Record described Honest thus: "This turgid tale of Sixties London isn't just bad – it's quite probably the worst film...
- offended by its content, some of which was described as "'unreadable,' 'turgid,' 'overwritten' and in parts 'obscene'". No Pulitzer Prize was awarded for...
- having no way to drain out, fills the venous spaces until they become turgid and engorged with blood. This is what leads to ****oral erection. The ****oral...
- Epioblasma turgidula, the turgid blossom pearly mussel, turgid riffle s****, turgid-blossom naiad or turgid blossom, was a species of freshwater mussel...
- scales blunt, concave, 2.5-3mm long, densely overlapping, to give 'swollen', turgid appearance. Similar to Aulacomnium palustre. Aulacomnium turgidum grows...
- with "no discernible talent" (in the novel, Bloom's own work is called "turgid"). And in a review of Wallace's work up to the year 2000, A. O. Scott wrote...
- Osmotic Pressure decreases. When a cell is fully turgid, its OP is equal to TP and DPD is zero. Turgid cells cannot absorb any more water. Thus, with reference...
- osmotic pressure, water diffuses into the cell, and the cell often appears turgid, or bloated. For cells without a cell wall such as animal cells, if the...
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