distensile

distensile

(dɪsˈtɛnsaɪl)
adj
another word for distensible
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Airway restriction relating to the presence of their subcutaneous emphysema is rarely described as the subcutaneous air is usually easily accommodated by the distensile subcutaneous tissues.
Collagenase activity or collagen metabolism triggered by a family of zinc-dependent endopeptidases known as the matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) in the extracellular matrix alters the collagen ratios thereby decreasing the stronger and thicker collagen type I relative to weaker and distensile collagen type III [9].
Distensile and stiff muscle fibres have a decreased ability to generate power.