Origin of distention
Examples from the Web for overdistention
Historical Examples of overdistention
This overdistention gradually led to degenerations in the arterial walls.
He pointed out that the excitation of the heart due to the action of alcohol was reflected in an overdistention of the arteries.
also distension, early 15c., from Middle French distension and directly from Latin distensionem (nominative distensio, distentio), noun of action from past participle stem of distendere (see distend).
- The act of distending or the state of being distended.