Medical Dictionary

distension

noun dis·ten·sion

Definition of DISTENSION

:  the act of distending or the state of being distended especially unduly or abnormally <no noticeable distension of the abdomen—Benjamin Spock>

Variants of DISTENSION

dis·ten·sion or dis·ten·tion \dis-ˈten-chən\
March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
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