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capable of being distended

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Food and Drug Administration for the correction of nasolabial folds and moderate to severe, atrophic, distensible facial acne scars on the cheek in patients over the age of 21 years.
The transport of fluids by means of a progressive wave of area contraction or expansion along the walls of a distensible duct containing liquid or mixture in both the mechanical and physiological situations, has been the subject or engineering and scientific research for over four decades since the first investigation of Latham (1966).
Large increases in RV volume work can be accommodated with relatively little increase in RV wall tension, as the thin-walled RV is much more distensible than the LV.
Some generalizations of the law have been proposed for the fluid flow in the distensible tubes [14], which is important for the realistic arterial systems, and for the flow of a non-Newtonian liquid with [mu] ~ [d.
This indicates that, although less distensible than those from the control animals, the trunks from the chronically hypoxic rats maintain a greater degree of elasticity than do the main arteries.
Increase in PWV in the CHD patients group was to be expected since the arteries become less distensible due to structural changes that take place with age.
The anatomy of the fossae relates to their primary function as distensible space fillers while also supplying support to the anal canal.
Cormorants have a distensible pouch, and the birds got their reputation for devouring fish with voracious appetites.
The genital bulb is an inter-connected assemblage of sclerites and distensible sacs (the hematodocha).
Those judged to be in the lowest quartile, those with the least distensible carotid arteries, had more than twice the risk of developing cerebrovascular disease as did those in the highest quartile, those with the most distensible carotid arteries.