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dis·ten·tion

, distension (dis-ten'shŭn), Although distension is historically the more correct spelling, the word is usually spelled distention in the U.S.
The act or state of being distended or stretched.
See also: dilation.
[L. dis-tendo, to stretch apart]

distension

also

distention

(dĭ-stĕn′shən)
n.
The act of distending or the state of being distended.

distension

[disten′shən]
the state of being distended or swollen. Also spelled distention.

dis·ten·tion

, distension (dis-ten'shŭn)
The act or state of being distended or stretched.
See also: dilation
[L. dis-tendo, to stretch apart]

dis·ten·tion

, distension (dis-ten'shŭn)
The act or state of being distended or stretched.
See also: dilation
[L. dis-tendo, to stretch apart]
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A physiological suppression of dry forage intake caused by salivary secretion volume related ruminal distension by excessive salivation during dry forage feeding
Signs like gradual reduction in quantity of faeces, agalactia and abdominal distension were also recorded.
The infant may also have abdominal distension, flatus, borborygmus, a flushed face, clenched fists, and may draw their knees up or arch their back as if in pain.
The guideline recommends that parents need to be informed that GOR is normal and does not usually require further investigation or treatment, and states that healthcare professionals should be aware of additional symptoms which may indicate GORD, such as frequent vomiting, chronic diarrhoea and abdominal distension.
We report a case of a 65-year-old patient presented to the emergency room with complaint of abdominal pain, distension of abdomen, vomiting, and absolute constipation for 4 days.
9%) to a final concentration of 185 mg/mL, and a total of 60 mL was injected, except for 1 specimen that was injected with 30 mL to test the grade of synovial distension.