distensible

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

Definition of distensible 

: capable of being distended

Other words from distensible

distensibility \-ˌsten(t)-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē \ noun

First Known Use of distensible

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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

Other words from distensible

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

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