Example sentences for: distending

How can you use “distending” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Large-volume enemas that work by distending the colon to induce peristalsis and soften are not well tolerated by debilitated patients.

  • The trachea was cannulated with a 16 g intravenous catheter (Angiocath; Becton Dickinson, Sandy, Utah), an airtight seal was established, and the lung was inflated to a distending pressure of 25 cmH 2 O. This volume (at the total lung capacity) was then measured by water displacement.

  • Members of the DNase 1, LINE-1 repeats, inositol 5'-polyphosphate phosphatase, Nocturnin, CCR4, cytolethal distending toxin, neutral sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase, and amino acid methyltransferase families were found with expectation values of 10 -4or less to be significantly similar to APE1.

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