Definition of dilated
1 : expanded laterally; especially : being flat and widened dilated leaves
2 : expanded normally or abnormally in all dimensions
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The most likely possibility is a hypertrophic (enlarged heart) over a dilated (expanded/weakened) myopathy.
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