expansile


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ex·pan·sile

 (ĭk-spăn′səl, -sīl′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or capable of expansion.

expansile

(ɪkˈspænsaɪl)
adj
1. able to expand or cause expansion
2. of or relating to expansion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.expansile - (of gases) capable of expansion
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"

expansile

adjective
Capable of being extended or expanded:
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The extraoral examination revealed hard uniform and large expansile mass in the left side of the mandible.
One treatment involves the Insertion of an expansile material, such as hydrogel, for occlusion.
Macroscopic histopathological examination revealed an 8x2x1.5-cm expansile mass, and microscopic examination revealed a lesion of dimensions 5.5x2x0.8 cm with 0.8-cm tumour-free resection margins.
On contrast-enhanced images, tumor is characteristically seen as an expansile soft tissue mass, as opposed to perianal fistulas, and demonstrate intense contrast enhancement.
CT demonstrates an expansile, well-defined mass within the petrous apex with cortical thinning.
MRI of the lumbar spine demonstrated multiple, multilevel T1 and T2 hypointense lesions and pathologic compression fracture with posterior expansile mass at L1 causing severe spinal and neural foraminal stenosis (Figure 2).
After radioiodine therapy, contrast enhanced arterial phase multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT) of the thoracic and abdominal region demonstrated an expansile left adrenal gland mass sized 7.8 cm in diameter with inhomogeneous contrast opacification, including a central low attenuation area of necrosis (Fig.
The lesion was clearly expansile, enlarging the confines of the left frontal sinus.
Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a sphenoid-based locally expansile cystic lesion (Figs 2 and 3).
The elbow radiograph showed an expansile osteolytic lesion with surrounding sclerosis and a narrow zone of transition in the proximal metaphysis of the right ulna.
Rather than the infiltrative pattern typically seen at the deep edge of conventional invasive squamous cell carcinoma, verrucous carcinoma demonstrates insidious pushing-type invasion by expansile and irregular rete pegs (4x, H&E stain).