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Extension

Correct spelling for extension

Medical definition of extension:

1. The act of extending a limb. 2. The position of a limb that is extended. 3. A pulling or dragging force exerted on a limb in a direction away from the body.

Usage examples for extension:

  • After the peace, these nobles by patent became a hateful extension of the order. "Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. I., – Gustav Freytag"

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