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Synonyms for distention
dɪˈstɛn ʃəndis·ten·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dilatation, distension, distentionnoun

    the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions

    Synonyms:
    dilatation, dilation, distension

  2. distention, distensionnoun

    the act of expanding by pressure from within

    Synonyms:
    dilatation, distension

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. distentionnoun

    Synonyms:
    dilation, enlargement, swelling, expansion, stretching

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. distention

    Synonyms:
    Distension

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  1. Shawn Khodadadian:

    In this scenario, the growling can be associated with gas, flatulence and distention of the abdomen.

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  • διαστολή, διάτασηGreek

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