Definition of extensile in English:


Line breaks: ex¦ten|sile
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstɛnsʌɪl
, ɛk-/


Capable of being stretched out or protruded.
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  • We investigated the results of combined acetabular fractures that were treated through the extensile triradiate approach in this study.
  • In order to evaluate the growth of extensile cracks, two series of compression tests with samples from volcanic cohesive soil obtained from a low fill dam were performed.


mid 18th century: from Latin extens- 'stretched out' (from the verb extendere) + -ile.

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