detumescent


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de·tu·mes·cence

 (dē′to͞o-mĕs′əns, -tyo͞o-)
n.
Reduction or lessening of a swelling, especially of a swollen organ or part.

[From Latin dētumēscere, to subside : dē-, de- + tumēscere, to swell, inchoative of tumēre; see teuə- in Indo-European roots.]

de′tu·mes′cent adj.

detumescent

(ˌdiːtjʊˈmɛsnt)
adj
(Physiology) physiol characterized by detumescence
Translations

detumescent

adj (form)abschwellend
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are latent, tumescent, full erection, rigid erection and detumescent During the latent phase diameter of the cavernosal artery is at its maximum.