What does turgid mean in veterinary medicine?

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What does turgid mean in veterinary medicine?

Veterinary Medicine:

Veterinary medicine is the medical practice aimed at treating nonhuman animals. While there have been attempts to treat animals for thousands of years, the first veterinary school was founded in 1761.

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In medical terms, "turgid" means to be swollen. So, if an animal's leg is bulging abnormally, it might be said to have a turgid leg....

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