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extensible

(programming)
Said of a system (e.g., program, file format, programming language, protocol, etc.) designed to easily allow the addition of new features at a later date, e.g. through the use of hooks, an API or plug-ins.

See also extend, forward compatible.
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extensible

Capable of being expanded or customized. For example, with extensible programming languages, programmers can add new control structures, statements or data types.
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Furthermore, as observed in Figure 9, the collapsed material fails as a result of extensile fracturing (red lines) due to exceeding the tensile strength of the rock close to the excavation boundary where the confinement is low.
Synapomorphies shared with the Heteromyzidae include: discoid third antennal segment; second antennal segment without dorsal slit; orb setae reduced to 2 or 3; subcosta reaching costa or merging with [R.sub.1] at junction with costa; subcostal break present; [A.sub.1] not reaching wing margin; distiph complex and enlarged; female postabdomen not or barely extensile.
(10) If intra-operative complications occur, such as femoral shaft fracture, that require a more extensile approach, occasionally a direct lateral or posterolateral approach must be used to supplement the direct anterior approach.
The extensile approach for the operative treatment of high-energy pilon fractures: Surgical technique and Soft-tissue healing.
The surgical approach should be extensile in nature to permit possible future resections for local recurrence or revisions.
DURATION B/W FALL AND SURGERY NO OF FRACTURES 1 0-5 days 8 2 6-10 days 8 3 11-15 days 12 4 16-20 day5 2 All the patients were operated under spinal anesthesia with the patient in lateral position, through lateral extensile approach.
Prophylaxis for heterotopic ossification was not ordered following surgery, as it is typically reserved for select cases applying Kocher-Langenbeck or extensile acetabular approaches.
Skin and Subcutaneous Fat: An extensile incision is used that provides effective debridement visualization.
(4) The extensile volar Henry approach was utilized at the time, and surgical management was abandoned due to unacceptably high rates of complications, commonly involving injuries to the radial and median nerves.
The operative approach was extensile and provided full view of the field and caused no problems in hardware placement.