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distend

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distend/dɪˈstɛnd/verb
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distend
/dɪˈstɛnd/
verb
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Learner's definition of DISTEND  
medical + formal
: to become larger and rounder because of pressure from inside
[no object]
[+ object]

— distension

or USdistention/dɪˈstɛnʃən/noun,[noncount]
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