Reduction and Tumefaction


Reduction noun - Something that is or may be subtracted.

Tumefaction is an antonym for reduction.

Nearby Words: reduce, reducing, reductive, reductionist


Tumefaction noun - The process of tumefying; the organic process whereby tissue becomes swollen by the accumulation of fluid within it.
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Reduction is an antonym for tumefaction in increase topic.
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