Definition of expansile in English:


Syllabification: ex·pan·sile
Pronunciation: /ikˈspansəl, -ˌsīl


  • Of, relating to, or capable of expansion.
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    • While the mucosa of the gallbladder appeared unremarkable, an expansile neoplasm had infiltrated the full thickness of the wall.
    • A computed tomographic scan of the chest showed an expansile, septated, lytic bone lesion with cortical disruption.
    • Microscopically, the tumor nodules were unencapsulated and had a well-defined expansile margin that compressed the adjacent hepatic parenchyma.

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