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distended

adjective

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enlarged beyond normal from internal pressure
  • bees with abdomens distended with honey are less apt to sting

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distended

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“Distended.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distended. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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