Dilation meaning

dī-lāshən, dĭ-
The act of expanding or enlarging or the state of being expanded or enlarged.

Dilation of the cervix during labor.

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The condition of being abnormally expanded or enlarged, as of an organ, orifice, or tubular structure in the body.
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A lengthy spoken or written discussion on a topic.
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A dilating or being dilated, as of the pupil of an eye, a blood vessel, or the cervix during childbirth.
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A dilated part.
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The widening or stretching of an opening or a hollow structure in the body.
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The act of dilating.
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State of being dilated; expansion; dilatation.
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