“As a bloated corpse swells and its distended belly explodes, sending guts flying and Booth retching, Bones does a happy dance: You rarely get to actually see a body rupture from distension.”
“We especially feel the distension of the women's faces, arms and hand muscles.”
“During this first seventy-two hours, she does not pass urine and her bladder distension only worsens, so I press a needle into her abdomen just above the pubic bone.”
“It was at that point that his abdomen expanded, little by little, darkening toward blackness as the distension increased.”
“(He looks off in to the distension of the hormone.)”
“These can help decrease distension of the stomach.”
“When you eat a lot at one time it causes stomach distension, which triggers relaxation of the LES.”
“Inflammation—a red, hot, painful distension—was attributed to an overabundance of blood.”
“A hissing sound, a distension of the jaw, and he has turned into somebody else: it happens, in other words, behind his eyes.”
“One woman I knew ignored the distension and discomfort in her abdomen for three months.”
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Nouns meaning a swelling
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Words meaning a lump, bump, or a structure that sticks out
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