dilation meaning

EN[daɪˈleɪʃən] [-eɪʃən]
  • Dilation (or dilatation) may refer to:

    Definition of dilation in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdilationsSUF-ation
    1. The act of dilating.
      1. State of being dilated; expansion; dilatation.
        1. OBS Delay.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • MRE detected a total of five enteroenteral fistulae (Fig 2 ) and sixteen cases of ileal stenosis with prestenotic dilation (Fig 3 ).
            • All subjects underwent a refractive error examination without pupil dilation using autorefraction (NIDEK, AR-310A, Japan).
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
          Related Links:
          1. en dilations
          2. fr dilations
          3. en dilational
          4. en dilation and curettage
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of dilation for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "dilation" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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