Definitions for dilatationˌdɪl əˈteɪ ʃən, ˌdaɪ lə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dilatation, distension, distention(noun)

    the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions

  2. dilation, dilatation(noun)

    the act of expanding an aperture

    "the dilation of the pupil of the eye"


  1. dilatation(Noun)

    Prolixity; diffuse discourse.

  2. dilatation(Noun)

    The act of dilating; expansion; an enlarging on all sides; the state of being dilated; dilation.

  3. dilatation(Noun)

    A dilation or enlargement of a canal or other organ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dilatation(noun)

    prolixity; diffuse discourse

  2. Dilatation(noun)

    the act of dilating; expansion; an enlarging on al/ sides; the state of being dilated; dilation

  3. Dilatation(noun)

    a dilation or enlargement of a canal or other organ

  4. Origin: [OE. dilatacioun, F. dilatation, L. dilatatio, fr. dilatare. See Dilate, and cf. 2d Dilation.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Dilatation

    The act of dilating.

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