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v. en·gorged, en·gorg·ing, en·gorg·es
1. To devour greedily.
2. To gorge; glut.
3. To fill to excess, as with blood or other fluid.
To feed ravenously.

[French engorger, from Old French engorgier : en-, in; see en-1 + gorge, throat; see gorge.]

en·gorge′ment n.
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Noun1.engorgement - congestion with blood; "engorgement of the breast"
hyperaemia, hyperemia - increased blood in an organ or other body part
2.engorgement - eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation
eating, feeding - the act of consuming food


The condition of being full to or beyond satisfaction:
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Out of 18 post parturient non ambulatory cows, three cows were found to be treated for ketosis while another eight cases were treated for acute carbohydrate engorgement based on anamnesis and previous treatment instituted by practicing Veterinarian before being referred.

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