Definitions of distension

  1. the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of expanding by pressure from within Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Same as Distention. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Act of distending; state of being distended. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. Distention. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.