distensible


dis·ten·si·ble

adjective \-ˈsten(t)-sə-bəl\

Definition of DISTENSIBLE

:  capable of being distended
dis·ten·si·bil·i·ty \-ˌsten(t)-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Origin of DISTENSIBLE

distens- (from Latin distensus, past participle of distendere) + -ible
First Known Use: circa 1828

Rhymes with DISTENSIBLE

dis·ten·si·ble

adjective \-ˈten(t)-sə-bəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DISTENSIBLE

: capable of being distended, extended, or dilated <distensible blood vessels>
dis·ten·si·bil·i·ty \-ˌten(t)-sə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural dis·ten·si·bil·i·ties

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