hyperextensible

adjective
hy·​per·​ex·​ten·​si·​ble | \ -rik-ˈsten(t)-sə-bəl How to pronounce hyperextensible (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperextensible

: having the capacity to be hyperextended or stretched to a greater than normal degree hyperextensible joints hyperextensible skin

Other Words from hyperextensible

hyperextensibility \ -​ˈsten(t)-​sə-​ˈbil-​ət-​ē How to pronounce hyperextensibility (audio) \ noun, plural hyperextensibilities

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“Hyperextensible.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperextensible. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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