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beriberi a disease of the nervous system, caused by lack of thiamine and characterized by paralysis of the extremities and by swelling or emaciation.
bighead any of various animal diseases, esp. of sheep, characterized by inflammatory swelling of the head. [1/2 definitions]
billowy surging or swelling in, or full of, billows.
blain an inflamed swelling or sore on the skin.
blister a thin, bubble-like swelling of the outer skin, resulting from a burn or other injury and containing fluid. [1/5 definitions]
bloat a disease of sheep and cattle characterized by swelling of the abdomen because of gas. [1/5 definitions]
boss2 a rounded projection or swelling. [1/4 definitions]
bud1 a swelling on a plant that can develop into new parts, such as leaves or a flower. [2/7 definitions]
bug bite (informal) the bite or sting of an insect or the resulting wound or swelling.
bull nose a contagious disease in pigs caused by a bacterial infection and marked by a kind of swelling in the snout and mouth that destroys tissue.
bump a small swelling or raised area. [1/7 definitions]
cold pack a treatment involving the application of a cold sheet or ice pack to a patient's body, to reduce swelling or relieve pain. [1/2 definitions]
diapason a rich, swelling passage of harmonious music. [1/3 definitions]
distention the act of stretching or swelling, or the condition of being so enlarged.
erectile of a body organ, capable of becoming distended or rigidly raised by the swelling of blood vessels. [1/2 definitions]
filariasis an infestation of filarial worms in the bloodstream, lymphatic system, and other tissues which causes chronic swelling, blindness, or elephantiasis if untreated.
gall3 an abnormal swelling or growth on a plant, caused by an insect, injury, bacterium, or the like.
gingivitis reddening and swelling of the gums.
goiter a visible swelling of the thyroid gland in the neck, caused by iodine deficiency.
hematoma a swelling or tumor filled with blood.
ice bag a small waterproof bag that is filled with ice and applied to a part of the body to relieve swelling, pain, or the like; ice pack.