Shrinkage and Tumefaction


Shrinkage noun - The amount by which something is lessened.

Tumefaction is an antonym for shrinkage.

Nearby Words: shrink, shrinking, shrinked


Tumefaction noun - The process of tumefying; the organic process whereby tissue becomes swollen by the accumulation of fluid within it.
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Synonyms for Tumefaction

Shrinkage is an antonym for tumefaction in increase topic.
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