distention

[n] - the act of expanding by pressure from within
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Distention

swelling, enlargement, or stretching
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Distention

An excess expansion of a tissue or organ, either from inflammation, injury or, as in the Bean Syndrome, gas.
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Distention

Distention: The state of being distended, enlarged, swollen from internal pressure. For example, on inhalation there is distention of the lungs due to the increased air pressure within the lungs. The word 'distention' comes from a Latin root 'tendere,' to extend. The word 'tendon' comes from the same root.
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Distention

Dis·ten'tion noun [ Latin distentio : confer French distension .] 1. The act of distending; the act of stretching in breadth or in all directions; the state of being Distended; as, the distention of the lungs. 2. Breadth; extent or space occupied by the thing dist...
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distention

The state of being distended or enlarged, the act of distending. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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distention

distension noun the act of expanding by pressure from within
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distention

(dis-ten´shәn) the state of being distended, stretched out, or enlarged. the act of distending.
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Distention

• (n.) Breadth; extent or space occupied by the thing distended. • (n.) The act of distending; the act of stretching in breadth or in all directions; the state of being Distended; as, the distention of the lungs.
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distention

the state of being distended or enlarged; the act of distending.
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distention

distention A distending or being distended; inflation; expansion; stretching.
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distention

Type: Term Pronunciation: dis-ten′shŭn Definitions: 1. The act or state of being distended or stretched.
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Distention

Swelling or bloating of any part of the body like the abdomen.
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distention

the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
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