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dilatation

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noun di·la·ta·tion \ˌdi-lə-ˈtā-shən, ˌdī-\

Definition of dilatation

  1. 1 :  amplification in writing or speech

  2. 2 a :  the condition of being stretched beyond normal dimensions especially as a result of overwork, disease, or abnormal relaxation <dilatation of the heart> <dilatation of the stomach> b :  dilation 2

  3. 3 :  the action of expanding :  the state of being expanded

  4. 4 :  a dilated part or formation

di·la·ta·tion·al play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective


14th Century

First Known Use of dilatation

14th century


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dilatation

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noun di·la·ta·tion \ˌdil-ə-ˈtā-shən, ˌdī-lə-\

Medical Definition of dilatation

  1. 1:  the condition of being stretched beyond normal dimensions especially as a result of overwork or disease or of abnormal relaxation <dilatation of the heart> <dilatation of the stomach>

  2. 2:  dilation 2




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