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Dilatation

Dilatation Meaning & Definition
Dilatation Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dilatation?

[n] the act of expanding an aperture; "the dilation of the pupil of the eye"
[n] the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dilatation: dilation | distension

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dilatation:

See Also | ectasia | ectasis | enlargement | expansion | mydriasis | physiological condition | physiological state | varicocele | vasodilation

Dilatation In Webster's Dictionary

\Dil`a*ta"tion\, n. [OE. dilatacioun, F. dilatation, L. dilatatio, fr. dilatare. See {Dilate}, and cf. 2d {Dilation}.] 1. Prolixity; diffuse discourse. [Obs.] ``What needeth greater dilatation?'' --Chaucer. 2. The act of dilating; expansion; an enlarging on al? sides; the state of being dilated; dilation. 3. (Anat.) A dilation or enlargement of a canal or other organ.

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