Definition of distended in English:

distended

Line breaks: dis|tend¦ed
Pronunciation: /dɪˈstɛndɪd
 
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adjective

  • 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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