parectasia

parectasis

An obsolete term for marked distension of a cavity or organ.
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parectasia

, parectasis (par″ek-tā′sē-ă) (par″ek-tă-sĭs) [Gr. para, beside, + ektasis, stretching]
Excessive dilatation or stretching of a structure.
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