Definition of Overlengthening
1. overlengthen [v] - See also: overlengthen
Lexicographical Neighbors of Overlengthening
Literary usage of Overlengthening
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh, Frances Dorrance (1922)
"If thawing now takes place, the result of the action of the frost is the overlengthening of the tissue which has been strained, for the tissues are indeed ..."
2. Lectures on Orthopedic Surgery by John Ridlon, Hugh Owen Thomas, Robert Jones (1899)
"... to which the relapse is due, lies in these same muscles ; they are weak from disuse, and at a disadvantage from overlengthening. ..."