Definition of Dilation. Meaning of Dilation. Synonyms of Dilation

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Definition of Dilation

Dilation
Dilation Di*la"tion, n. [L. dilatio. See Dilatory.] Delay. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall.
Dilation
Dilation Di*la"tion, n. [From dilate, v., cf. Dilatation, Dilator.] The act of dilating, or the state of being dilated; expansion; dilatation. --Mrs. Browning. At first her eye with slow dilation rolled. --Tennyson. A gigantic dilation of the hateful figure. --Dickens.

Meaning of Dilation from wikipedia

- Time dilation has also been the subject of science fiction works, as it technically provides the means for forward time travel. Time dilation by the...
- Dilation (or dilatation) may refer to: Cervical dilation, the widening of the cervix in childbirth, miscarriage etc. Coronary dilation, or coronary reflex...
- cervical dilator), urethra, esophagus, or ****l introitus. A pharmacological treatment used to induce dilation, such as cervical dilation, vasodilation...
- Gravitational time dilation is a form of time dilation, an actual difference of elapsed time between two events as measured by observers situated at varying...
- 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...
- origin, then the dilation of A by B can be understood as the locus of the points covered by B when the center of B moves inside A. The dilation of a square...
- Mydriasis is the dilation of the pupil, usually having a non-physiological cause, or sometimes a physiological pupillary response. Non-physiological causes...
- a gradual dilation of the myocardium, especially the ventricular myocardium, to support the blood volume overload in the chambers. Dilation manifests...
- 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...
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