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swelling (n.)

"tumor, morbid enlargement," Old English; verbal noun from swell (v.).

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Definitions of swelling from WordNet

swelling (n.)
an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement;
Synonyms: puffiness / lump
swelling (n.)
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings;
Synonyms: bulge / bump / hump / gibbosity / gibbousness / jut / prominence / protuberance / protrusion / extrusion / excrescence
swelling (n.)
the increase in volume of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water);
Synonyms: intumescence / intumescency
From wordnet.princeton.edu