- v.（使）膨胀，肿胀( distend的过去式和过去分词 );
Jiro waddled closer, his belly bulging and distended.
starving children with huge distended bellies
The balloon was distended.
Through this incision, the abdominal cavity is distended with carbon dioxide gas.
The ring of onlookers distended and closed again elastically.
The balloon was distended because of filling of hydrogen.
The sea distended about them.
Habitual overeating has distended his stomach.
The heart sounds are muffled when the pericardial sac is distended with fluid.
The left kidney was multicystic dysplastic. The sigmoid colon was extremely distended.
His stomach was distended because of lack of food.
He ate too much, his stomach was uncomfortably distended.
The balloon distended to about five inches in length.
The stomach is distended.
The gas distended the animal's body.
1. abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas;
"hungry children with bloated stomachs"
"he had a grossly distended stomach"
"eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"
"puffy tumid flesh"
2. abnormally expanded or increased in size; (`swollen' is sometimes used in combination);
"the need to clean out swollen inventories"
"the raisins were plump and soft and swollen from being soaked"
"huge blood-swollen mosquitoes"