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swelling

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈswel.ɪŋ/
a part of your body that has become bigger because of illness or injury: Put your foot into cold water to help the swelling go down.
Translations of “swelling”
in Korean 부어 오른 곳…
in Arabic وَرَم…
in Portuguese inchaço…
in Catalan inflor…
in Japanese 腫れ, むくみ…
in Italian gonfiore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腫的地方,腫脹處,腫塊…
in Russian опухоль, припухлость…
in Turkish şişme, şişkinlik, ödem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肿大处,肿胀处,肿块…
in Polish obrzęk, opuchlizna…
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