Definition of retumescence in English:

retumescence

noun

  • The action or fact of swelling again.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From re- + tumescence (although this is apparently first attested later).

Pronunciation

retumescence

/ˌriːtjuːˈmɛsns/ /ˌriːtjʊˈmɛsns/ /ˌriːtʃuːˈmɛsns/