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Distention of the seminal vesicles with a superabundance of seminal fluid also acts as a source of irritation.

The larv are hatched in the abdomen of the female, which is capable of distention.

The other is by the contraction and distention of the midriff or diaphragm.

Hence the uncomfortable sense of distention, because the stomach walls do not contract readily for the expulsion of food.

PsychotherapyJames J. Walsh

This seems to be due to the distention of the stomach, either by gas or by liquid.

PsychotherapyJames J. Walsh

The accumulation existing in the colon leads to a sense of distention and uneasiness in the abdomen.

Intestinal IllsAlcinous Burton Jamison

This distention acts like magic, and seems hardly to admit of failure in securing a successful outcome.

Special Report on Diseases of CattleU.S. Department of Agriculture

Some hours later the distention of the stomach will float the body.

The Land of FootprintsStewart Edward White

A few sensitive individuals are annoyed by a sense of weight and a feeling of distention from congestion in connection with it.

PsychotherapyJames J. Walsh

The bey turned to Aime with a smile that was the lifting of a lip and the distention of his nostrils.

The Fortieth DoorMary Hastings Bradley

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