distend

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

— distension

or US distention /dɪˈstɛnʃən/ noun [noncount]