Raised Body Parts Crossword Clue
“Raised body parts” crossword clue. A quick clues two speed crossword question in Daily Telegraph on Monday, 17 July 2017. 9 letters
In medical parlance, swelling, turgescence or tumefaction is a transient abnormal enlargement of a body part or area not caused by proliferation of cells It is caused by accumulation of fluid in tissues. It can occur throughout the body (generalized), or a specific part or organ can be affected (localized). Swelling is usually not dangerous and is a common reaction to an inflammation or a bruise.
Swelling is considered one of the five characteristics of inflammation; along with pain, heat, redness, and loss of function. In a general sense, the suffix “-megaly” is used to indicate a growth, as in hepatomegaly, acromegaly, and splenomegaly.