Dilation Definition

dī-lāshən, dĭ-
noun
The act of expanding or enlarging or the state of being expanded or enlarged.
Dilation of the cervix during labor.
American Heritage Medicine
A dilating or being dilated, as of the pupil of an eye, a blood vessel, or the cervix during childbirth.
Webster's New World
The condition of being abnormally expanded or enlarged, as of an organ, orifice, or tubular structure in the body.
American Heritage Medicine
A dilated part.
Webster's New World
A lengthy spoken or written discussion on a topic.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Dilation

Noun

Singular:
dilation
Plural:
dilations

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