vasodilation

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noun va·so·di·la·tion \ˌvā-zō-dī-ˈlā-shən, -də-\
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vasodilatation

play \ˌvā-zō-ˌdi-lə-ˈtā-shən, -ˌdī-lə-\

Definition of vasodilation

  1. :  widening of the lumen of blood vessels

Origin and Etymology of vasodilation

vaso(dilator) + dilation or dilatation


First Known Use: 1896


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vasodilation

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noun va·so·di·la·tion \ˌvā-zo-dī-ˈlā-shən\
variants: or

vasodilatation

\-ˌdil-ə-ˈtā-shən, -ˌdī-lə-\play play

Medical Definition of vasodilation

  1. :  widening of the lumen of blood vessels


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