Definition of turgescent in English:

turgescent

Pronunciation /tərˈjes(ə)nt/ /tərˈdʒɛs(ə)nt/

adjective

technical
  • Becoming or seeming swollen or distended.

    • ‘the cells are highly vacuolized, turgescent, and present a “chordal” appearance’
    swollen, bloated, tumescent, dilated, engorged, enlarged, inflated, stretched, blown up, pumped out, pumped up

Origin

Early 18th century from Latin turgescent- ‘beginning to swell’, from the verb turgescere, from turgere ‘to swell’.