Definition of Distension. Meaning of Distension. Synonyms of Distension

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Definition of Distension

Distension
Distension Dis*ten"sion, n. Same as Distention.

Meaning of Distension from wikipedia

- Look up distension in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Distension (spelled distention in many style regimens) generally refers to an enlargement, dilation...
- Abdominal distension occurs when substances, such as air (gas) or fluid, ac****ulate in the abdomen causing its expansion. It is typically a symptom of...
- (normal) gastric distension occurs when eating. Distension of the upper stomach stimulates the secretion of stomach acid, while distension of the lower stomach...
- patients: there was segmental gas pooling and focal distension. In conclusion, abdominal distension, pain and bloating symptoms are the result of abnormal...
- right-sided heart failure). JVP elevation can be visualized as jugular venous distension, whereby the JVP is visualized at a level of the neck that is higher than...
- Hydrodilatation or hydraulic arthrographic capsular distension or distension arthrography is a medical treatment for adhesive capsulitis of shoulder. The...
- cells which can contract and expand in order to adapt to the degree of distension needed. Transitional epithelium lines the organs of the urinary system...
- acute form of colonic distension. It is characterized by a very dilated colon (megacolon), accompanied by abdominal distension (bloating), and sometimes...
- excess gas ac****ulates in the gastrointestinal tract and causes abdominal distension. The term is from the Gr**** τύμπανο, "drum". Bowel obstruction Renal stones...
- is asymptomatic. When present, symptoms may include abdominal pain and distension. Often heterotopic pancreas is recognized as an incidental finding on...