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

Definition of expansile in English:


Of, relating to, or capable of expansion.
Example sentences
  • 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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