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Definition of "distensibility" [dis•ten•si•bil•i•ty]

  • Capability of swelling or stretching. (noun)

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Use "distensibility" in a sentence
  • "These improvements likely occurred in part because these subjects had substantially increased brachial artery diameter, a measure of arterial distensibility."
  • "The balance of intra-ocular pressure is not maintained by the slight distensibility of the sclero-corneal coat."
  • "Dr. Jackson virtually puts aside the volumetric theory with his statement, that "the balance of intra-ocular pressure is not maintained by the slight distensibility of the sclero-corneal coat.""