Thesaurus / distension

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The distension of these sinuses with blood closes the valve and prevents regurgitation.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
The only other interference with Nature is the distension of the ear-lobes in the older men of the hill districts.
THE FIJIANSBASIL THOMSON
At the last-named location the distension is so great that the mass can be readily felt through the abdominal walls.
This kind of ant has a distension of the abdomen in which honey is stored by the workers for cases of need.
It is an expression that seems to me capable of extension and distension.
This process is performed by wonderful muscular action and power of distension.
The follicular odontoma, also known as a dentigerous cyst, is derived from the distension of a tooth follicle.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
His appetite again failed; complained of a sense of distension in the abdomen.
Hence its distension with food completely blocks up the calibre of the oesophagus.
We can, therefore, check the descent of a body by giving it a surface capable of distension by the action of the air.

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