Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In pathology, exhibiting high tension or violent action.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med.) Having great tension, or exaggerated action.

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  • adjective medicine Having great tension, or exaggerated action.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek strained. See entasis.

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