Flow enters the aorta at the aortic root, which is a relatively distensible portion of the aorta. From LearnThat.org. [yourdictionary.com]
The stomach is a distensible organ. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Krachie and company are arguing, essentially, that a belly of fat is more compressive than skin and muscle are distensible. From Wordnik.com. [Inside the Beltway] Reference
Its stomach is distensible in an extraordinary degree, and not rarely fishes have been taken out quite as large and heavy as their destroyer. From Wordnik.com. [Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1] Reference
But it seems that some big pythons are sometimes over-ambitious, attempting to swallow animals that are too big even for their distensible jaws. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2006-02-01] Reference
My medical dictionary describes the stomach as a distensible saclike organ connecting the esophagus and the duodenum (throat and small intestine). From Wordnik.com. [The Stomach: A Very Complex Organ] Reference
She has made them soft and distensible, so that an apparent physical impossibility could take place, though it is often accompanied by intense suffering. From Wordnik.com. [Sex Avoided subjects Discussed in Plain English] Reference
Male turkeys - called stags - famously display a distensible frontal process, or snood, fleshy polyp-like lumps called caruncles, and a dewlap that extends from the lower jaw to the neck. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2006-06-01] Reference
The lens closer to the eye is flexible, with a transparent distensible. From Wordnik.com. [Scientific American] Reference
Upon this flexible anterior part there are four short but distensible tentacles. From Wordnik.com. [Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission 21:415-468, 1901] Reference
The glasses use a conventional lens co-axially paired with a distensible membrane, and a clear liquid resides between the two. From Wordnik.com. [Medgadget] Reference
The disproportionate voices are produced by means of an extra amount of skin on the throat, which is distensible and acts as a drum to increase the volume of sound. From Wordnik.com. [The Log of the Sun A Chronicle of Nature's Year] Reference
Essentially, the Anaconda is a very large water-filled distensible rubber tube floating just beneath the sea surface at right angles to the waves, with a power take off at the stern. From Wordnik.com. [TG Daily - All News] Reference
As babyhood advances in boyhood and boyhood into youth, the prepuce gradually becomes lax and distensible, and in proportion to the existence of these conditions it also loses in its length. From Wordnik.com. [History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present Moral and Physical Reasons for its Performance] Reference
New data supplier of SQL Server CE for code management in the Common Language Runtime environment helps to develop distensible applications with possibilities of autonomous work with information in scenarios without permanent connection. From Wordnik.com. [Music, Ringtones and Downloads] Reference
The male of R. esculenta is further to be distinguished from the male of the common Frog by the fact of its having the floor of the mouth, on each side, distensible as a pouch -- the pouches, when distended, standing out on each side of the head. From Wordnik.com. [The Common Frog] Reference
Venous Disorders alteration in the transport/flow of blood from the capillary back to the heart changes in smooth muscle and connective tissue make the veins less distensible with limited recoil capacity valves may malfunction, causing backflow of blood. From Wordnik.com. [Recently Uploaded Slideshows] Reference
This also in children is a disease of little danger, as the gall-ducts are distensible, and will the easier admit of the exclusion of gall-stones; but becomes a more serious disease in proportion to the age of the patient, and his habits of life in respect to spirituous potation. From Wordnik.com. [Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life] Reference
"This current treatment paradigm therefore implicitly assumes that the patient is static and ignores the fact that tumor and nearby organs are mobile and distensible, so that their position and shape may vary substantially from day to day, and that there is significant dynamic change in tumor geometry in response to the radiotherapy," said Steve Jiang, associate professor and executive director for the Center for Advanced Radiotherapy Technologies (CART), the research arm of the Department of Radiation and Oncology at UC San Diego's School of Medicine, and director of the SCORE project. From Wordnik.com. [Newswise: Latest News] Reference
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