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Origin of distensible
OTHER WORDS FROM distensibledis·ten·si·bil·i·ty, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for distensible
The darkened and distensible throat pouch of the adult male probably is the best available indicator of sexual maturity.Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog|Henry S. Fitch
Upon this flexible anterior part there are four short but distensible tentacles.Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole|Gary N. Calkins
Their lower jaw is highly distensible; the opening beings longer than the skull.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
Its powerful voice is due to the distensible resonator which it possesses in its laryngeal pouch, described above.
Certain genera possess also sacs formed by distensible folds of the skin in the cheeks.