Definition of Dilatable. Meaning of Dilatable. Synonyms of Dilatable

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Definition of Dilatable

Dilatable
Dilatable Di*lat"a*ble, a. [Cf. F. dilatable.] Capable of expansion; that may be dilated; -- opposed to contractible; as, the lungs are dilatable by the force of air; air is dilatable by heat.

Meaning of Dilatable from wikipedia

- Dilation (or dilatation) may refer to: Cervical dilation, the widening of the cervix in childbirth, miscarriage etc. Coronary dilation, or coronary reflex...
- Dilator or dilatator is a medical term with a number of uses, including: A surgical instrument or medical implement used to induce dilation, that is,...
- According to the theory of relativity, time dilation is a difference in the elapsed time measured by two observers, either due to a velocity difference...
- Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a condition in which the heart becomes enlarged and cannot pump blood effectively. Symptoms vary from none to feeling...
- Dilatancy may refer to: Dilatancy (granular material): an increase in volume under shear Dilatancy (viscous material): the solidification of viscous fluids...
- Dilation (or dilatation) and curettage (D&C) refers to the dilation (widening/opening) of the cervix and surgical removal of part of the lining of the...
- Mydriasis is the dilation of the pupil, usually having a non-physiological cause, or sometimes a physiological pupillary response. Non-physiological causes...
- Cervical dilation (or cervical dilatation) is the opening of the cervix, the entrance to the uterus, during childbirth, miscarriage, induced abortion,...
- controlled by the parasympathetic nervous system (PSNS), contracts. A dilation response (mydriasis), is the widening of the pupil and may be caused by...
- Hegar dilators are dilators used to treat vaginismus, induce cervical dilation, and for inflatable penile implant procedures. Hegar dilators were developed...
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