distensible

adjective
dis·​ten·​si·​ble | \ di-ˈsten(t)-sə-bəl How to pronounce distensible (audio) \

Definition of distensible

: capable of being distended

Other Words from distensible

distensibility \ di-​ˌsten(t)-​sə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce distensibility (audio) \ 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 How to pronounce distensible (audio) \

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 How to pronounce distensibility (audio) \ noun, plural distensibilities

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