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Since children are capable of over focusing, dilation can help the eye care practitioner determine a child's true prescription because the drugs used to dilate also impair this tendency to over focus.
Dystocia-Failure to progress in labor, either because the cervix will not dilate (expand) further or because the head does not descend through the mother's pelvis after full dilation of the cervix.
The unit of measurement for this calculation is called a Montevideo unit, and ideally the sum total of the pressures should be between 150 and 250 Montevideo units to achieve cervical dilation.
Soils with densely packed grains are strain softening because disturbance during sharing causes the grains to move apart causing dilation.
Recent research has shown that dilation of the blood vessels in the brain relates to nitric oxide.
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