Distension meaning

dĭ-stĕnshən
The act of distending or the state of being distended.
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The act of distending or the state of being distended.
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Origin of distension

  • Middle English distensioun from Old French from Latin distēnsiō distēnsiōn- alteration of distentiō from distentus past participle of distendere to distend distend

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition