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In one case the fluid would not flow in, and only distended the veins of the arm injected.
It should be noticed whether the abdomen is normal or whether it is distended and hard.
The cat followed him with distended eyes as he crossed the room and disappeared through the street door.
MCTEAGUEFRANK NORRIS
A pallor as of the other world overspread her swarthy face; her features were distended.
KING OF CAMARGUEJEAN AICARD
Even their peachy cheeks were puffed out and distended, as though they ought of right to be performing on celestial trumpets.
When the small intestine is distended the greatest swelling may be about the umbilicus, or the abdomen may be evenly rounded.
From the left came a bay stallion, devouring the earth, legs and head one tawny line, distended nostril and red-lit eye.
THE LONG ROLLMARY JOHNSTON
Claws became interlocked, and they fell each with distended crest, like a gilt-edged cloudlet following the setting sun.
TROPIC DAYSE. J. BANFIELD
Down came the case with a slam and the porter stood regarding it with distended eyes and quivering face.
She held his hands in a hard grasp and looked at him with excited, distended eyes as she listened to it all.
A BEAUTIFUL ALIENJULIA MAGRUDER

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