Meaning of 肿

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(Trad.: 腫)
Pinyin: zhǒng
English Definition: to swell; swelling; swollen
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ zhōng ] central; center, middle; amidst; to hit (target), to attain; China; Chinese
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Example Words
肿瘤 zhǒng liú tumor
臃肿 yōng zhǒng obese; bloated; swollen (style); (fig.) (of an organization) oversized or overstaffed
浮肿 zhǒng swollen; bloated; edema; dropsy
红肿 hóng zhǒng inflamed; red and swollen
水肿 shuǐ zhǒng (med.) edema; dropsy
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Example Sentences
His eyes were swollen and looked as big as peaches.
I got bitten by a mosquito and my arm swelled up.
This finger got caught and immediately swelled up.
I sprained my ankle and it's really swollen now.
Because I started exercising suddenly, my muscles became swollen and sore.