Definition of Distend. Meaning of Distend. Synonyms of Distend

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Definition of Distend

Distend
Distend Dis*tend", v. i. To become expanded or inflated; to swell. ``His heart distends with pride.' --Milton.

Meaning of Distend from wikipedia

- Distension (spelled distention in many style regimens) generally refers to an enlargement, dilation, or ballooning effect. It may refer to: Abdominal distension...
- The jugular venous pressure (JVP, sometimes referred to as jugular venous pulse) is the indirectly observed pressure over the venous system via visualization...
- Compliance is the ability of a hollow organ (vessel) to distend and increase volume with increasing transmural pressure or the tendency of a hollow organ...
- actual abdominal distension.[citation needed] Abdominal distension (or "distended abdomen") can be a sign of many other conditions, including: Ascites Capillaria...
- The capacitor plague was a problem related to a higher-than-expected failure rate of non-solid aluminium electrolytic capacitors, between 1999 and 2007...
- Gastric distension is the enlargement of the stomach, and can be due to a number of causes. Physiologic (normal) gastric distension occurs when eating...
- when they are word-initial or begin a stressed syllable. For instance, distend has unaspirated [t] since it is not analyzed as two morphemes, but distaste...
- head) cancer, which gradually causes biliary back-pressure and gradually distends the gallbladder over time, without causing acute damage, thus without causing...
- disaster in India. The heaviest southwest the BRAHMAPUTRA and other rivers to distend their banks, often flooding surrounding areas.[citation needed] In October...
- Cytolethal distending toxins (abbreviated CDTs) are a cl**** of heterotrimeric toxins produced by certain gram-negative bacteria that display DNase activity...
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