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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On CT, an ameloblastoma appears as an expansile cystic, solid or mixed attenuation lesion with scalloped margins.
Computed tomography (CT) with contrast disclosed an expansile tumor abutting the maxillary alveolar ridge (figure, B).
1) These developmental cysts are nonodontogenic, extraosseous and locally expansile.
A noncontrast head computed tomography (CT) as part of the initial examination revealed an expansile mass destroying much of the temporal bone (Figures 1a-1b, white arrows).
Another variant is the formation of expansile nodules of stroma (Figure 7); these can be found within both epithelial mesotheliomas and desmoplastic mesotheliomas (DMMs).
The resected mass was greatly expansile, but there was no evidence of local invasion or distant metastasis.
Proprietary Integrated Balloon Dilatation Method With Expansile Sheath Technology Combines Smallest Profiles With The Largest Internal Diameters In The Class
An abdominal computed tomography scan performed as follow-up for the bladder cancer revealed thickening of the bladder wall and hypertrophy of the prostate, and confirmed the expansile mass in the right posterior L5 vertebral body.
His staging workup revealed a large expansile mass in the maxilla measuring 2.
Airway compression is common in children with expansile pneumonia caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB).
Conclusions: In general, adamantinomas have a varied radiographic appearance but usually present as expansile, multilocular, lytic lesions without periostitis.
28) On CT, the osseous lesions are often expansile and of low density.