Distention

Definition of Distention

Dis`ten´tion
n.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 distended.

Related Words

dilatation, distension, ectasia, ectasis, physiological condition, physiological state, tympanites, varicocele
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