dilative

adjective
di·​la·​tive | \ dī-ˈlā-tiv How to pronounce dilative (audio) , ˈdī-ˌlā- \

Definition of dilative

: causing dilation : tending to dilate

First Known Use of dilative

1634, in the meaning defined above

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“Dilative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dilative. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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