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Definition of tumid

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Definition as written by htop:

Swollen, enlarged. Examples of tumidity in botany:

1. The stem was tumid near the bottom due to a larva being inside it
2. Grape tumid galls are caused by larvae of a small fly known as the grape tumid gallmaker.
3. This plant has joints that are tumid.
4. Tumid node bamboo has culm-nodes that are strangely tumid so that the length of each cane is punctuated with exaggerated, angular protrusions.
5. The legumes are long and surrounded by a tumid border.
6. The base of the plant is tumid.
7. The leaf petiole has a large sessile gland near its tumid base.

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