distensible

[ dih-sten-suh-buhl ]
/ dɪˈstɛn sə bəl /

adjective

capable of being distended.

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Origin of distensible

1820–30; <Latin distēns(us) (past participle of distendere; distend-distend + -tus past participle suffix) + -ible

OTHER WORDS FROM distensible

dis·ten·si·bil·i·ty, noun
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