Over-distention



[dih-sten-shuh n] /dɪˈstɛn ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of or the state of being .
n.

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).

distention dis·ten·tion or dis·ten·sion (dĭ-stěn’shən)
n.
The act of distending or the state of being distended.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Overdo

    [oh-ver-doo] /ˌoʊ vərˈdu/ verb (used with object), overdid, overdone, overdoing. 1. to do to excess; overindulge in: to overdo dieting. 2. to carry to excess or beyond the proper limit: He puts on so much charm that he overdoes it. 3. to overact (a part); exaggerate. 4. to overtax the strength of; fatigue; exhaust. 5. […]

  • Overdog

    [oh-ver-dawg, -dog] /ˈoʊ vərˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg/ noun, Informal. 1. a person who is dominant, in command, or has a significant advantage.



  • Overdoing

    [oh-ver-doo] /ˌoʊ vərˈdu/ verb (used with object), overdid, overdone, overdoing. 1. to do to excess; overindulge in: to overdo dieting. 2. to carry to excess or beyond the proper limit: He puts on so much charm that he overdoes it. 3. to overact (a part); exaggerate. 4. to overtax the strength of; fatigue; exhaust. 5. […]

  • Overdone

    [oh-ver-duhn] /ˌoʊ vərˈdʌn/ verb 1. past participle of . adjective 2. cooked too long or too much: The roast was overdone. I dislike overdone steak. 3. excessive or strained; exaggerated: Don’t you think his politeness is overdone? 4. overtaxed; exhausted: You’re looking a bit overdone from that hike. [oh-ver-doo] /ˌoʊ vərˈdu/ verb (used with object), […]



Disclaimer: Over-distention definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.