What does ectasis mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ectasia, ectasis(noun)

    dilatation or distension of a hollow organ


  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 Dictionary

  1. Ectasis(noun)

    the lengthening of a syllable from short to long

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ectasis

    ek′ta-sis, n. the pronunciation of a vowel as long.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ectasis in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ectasis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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