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Distention

Dis`ten´tion
n.1.The act of distending; the act of stretching in breadth or in all directions; the state of being Distended; as, the distention of the lungs.
2.Breadth; extent or space occupied by the thing distended.
Noun1.distention - the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
2.distention - the act of expanding by pressure from within
Synonyms: distension
Pronunciation: (dis-TEN-shun)

Bloating or swelling of the abdomen.

dilatation, distension, ectasia, ectasis, physiological condition, physiological state, tympanites, varicocele
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