distensible

adjective dis·ten·si·ble \ -ˈsten(t)-sə-bəl \

Definition of distensible

: capable of being distended

distensibility

play \-ˌsten(t)-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of distensible

distens- (from Latin distensus, past participle of distendere) + -ible


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distensible

adjective dis·ten·si·ble \ -ˈten(t)-sə-bəl \

medical Definition of distensible

: capable of being distended, extended, or dilated
  • distensible blood vessels

distensibility

play \-ˌten(t)-sə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun plural -ties

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