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Swelling can mean: Template:Wikt
- In medicine:
- Swelling (medical) is the enlargement of organs caused by accumulation of excess fluid in tissues, called edema.
- In engineering:
- Increase of volume of material, due to absorption of a solvent (common for plastic polymers)
- Neutron-induced swelling caused by neutron radiation.