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They seize hold of the first that brushes by, and crawling to a suitable place become engorged with blood.
A surgical operation is sometimes undertaken with success for enabling the engorged veins to empty themselves into the blood-stream in a manner so as to avoid the liver-route.
The substance of the brain, spinal cord and nervetrunks is normal, but the membranes are engorged.
After they were too engorged to get into their lair again, the Storm-god, accompanied by the other gods, killed him.
A bubo is found to consist of a chain of enlarged glands, surrounded by a mass of engorged connective tissue, coagulated blood and serum.