Definitions for ectasis

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  1. ectasia, ectasis(noun)

    dilatation or distension of a hollow organ

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  1. ectasis(Noun)

    dilatation: for example, bronchiectasis, which refers to a pathologic dilatation of the bronchi of the lung.

  2. ectasis(Noun)

    The lengthening of a syllable from short to long.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Ectasis(noun)

    the lengthening of a syllable from short to long

  2. Origin: [L., fr. Gr. ; 'ek out + to stretch.]

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