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  Definition of distension
  1. the act of expanding by pressure from within
  2. the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
Similar Words: distention, dilatation

 

Hyponyms: tympanites, ectasia, ectasis, varicocele

 

Derivational Morphology: distend, dilate

 

Anagrams: distention, tendonitis

 

 
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