noun. (biology) the normal rigid state of fullness of a cell or blood vessel or capillary resulting from pressure of the contents against the wall or membrane.
Sentences with turgor
1. Noun, singular or mass
This is known as the skin turgor test and the lack of fluids in the goat will affect the elasticity of the skin.
It applies turgor pressure to the cell wall to help "inflate" the cell so that the plant can stand up straight.