Swollen due to pressure from inside; bloated: a distended belly
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- The scars of the stigmas shone like silver beneath her distended skin.
- In April 2003, a young Kazakhstani boy was taken into hospital for an operation on his unusually distended stomach.
- Either she was about 20 weeks pregnant or her bladder was grossly distended.
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