dilation

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

di·la·tion

noun \dī-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of DILATION

1
:  the act or action of dilating :  the state of being dilated :  expansion, dilatation
2
:  the action of stretching or enlarging an organ or part of the body

First Known Use of DILATION

15th century

di·la·tion

noun \dī-ˈlā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DILATION

1
: the state of being dilated : dilatation
2
: the action of stretching or enlarging an organ or part of the body <cervical dilation> <dilation of the pupil with atropine>

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