Sentence Examples with the word turgid

The pain is due to stretching of the nerve fibrils or compression of them by the turgid vessels in the swollen tissues.

At any rate, it is certain that, as a general rule, the hard wheats are almost exclusively cultivated in hot, dry countries, the spelt wheats in mountainous districts and on poor soil, turgid (durum forms) and common wheats in plains or in valleys - the best races of wheat being found on rich alluvial plains and in fertile valleys.

As a writer he was apt to be turgid and prolix, and there was a somewhat un-English element of ostentation in his manner.

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The separation of the glumes, which occurs at the time of fertilization, and which permits the egress of the useless stamens after that operation, occurs only under certain conditions of temperature, when the heat, in fact, is sufficient to cause the lodicules of the flower to become turgid and thus to press apart the glumes.

This pressure of the turgid cortex on the central stele is known as root pressure, and is of very considerable amount.

In nitrogen than the com B, Cells containing aleuron or gluten mon and turgid wheats, so grains.

Cut plants are allowed to wilt, or become flaccid, before removal from the field, to prevent injury to the turgid leaves.

One side of a stem may be more turgid than the opposite one, and the maximum turgidity, with its consequent growth, may alternate between two opposite sides.

The love that is disguised in the deadly feud between Isolde and Tristan, before the drinking of the fatal potion, rises even above the music; the love-duet in the second act depends for its greatness on its introduction, before the lovers have met, and its wonderful slow movement (shortly before the catastrophe) where they are almost silent and leave everything to the music: the intervening twenty minutes is an exhausting storm in which the words are the sophisticated rhetoric of a 19th-century novel of passion, translated into terribly turgid verse and set to music that is more interesting as an intellectual ferment than effective as a representation of emotions which previous dramatists have wisely left to the imagination.

The best critics admitted that his diction was too monotonous, too obviously artificial, and now and then turgid even to absurdity.