|1.||[ adjective ] abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas|
|Synonyms:||swollen puffed bloated tumescent tumid turgid puffy|
"hungry children with bloated stomachs" "he had a grossly distended stomach" "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids" "swollen hands" "tumescent tissue" "puffy tumid flesh"
|2.||[ adjective ] abnormally expanded or increased in size; (`swollen' is sometimes used in combination)|
"distended wineskins" "the need to clean out swollen inventories" "the raisins were plump and soft and swollen from being soaked" "huge blood-swollen mosquitoes"
|Related terms:||combining_form expanded|