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See definition of dilatation on Dictionary.com
  • as inprolongation
  • as inprotraction
  • as inextension

synonyms for dilatation

  • addendum
  • addition
  • adjunct
  • amplification
  • annex
  • appendage
  • appendix
  • arm
  • augmentation
  • branch
  • broadening
  • compass
  • delay
  • development
  • distension
  • elongation
  • expansion
  • extent
  • increase
  • orbit
  • postponement
  • production
  • protraction
  • purview
  • radius
  • reach
  • scope
  • span
  • spread
  • stretch
  • stretching
  • supplement
  • sweep
  • widening
  • wing
  • continuing
  • spreading out
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antonyms for dilatation

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  • base
  • body
  • decrease
  • lessening
  • loss
  • shortening
  • shrinkage
  • stagnation
  • subtraction
  • body
  • base
  • reduction
  • curtailment
  • contraction
  • compression
  • abridgment
  • abbreviation
  • subtraction
  • lessening
  • shortening
  • decrease
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How to use dilatation in a sentence

It is delayed in most organic diseases of the stomach, especially in dilatation and carcinoma, but not in neuroses.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
After subcutaneous or local application, a dilatation neutralised by physostigmine in moderate doses.
POISONS: THEIR EFFECTS AND DETECTIONALEXANDER WYNTER BLYTH
Severing the same part causes paralysis of the vaso-motor nerves and dilatation of the blood-vessels.
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
The caloric that penetrates a living body produces dilatation there; that is to say, universal movement.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
The first labor is generally more tedious than the succeeding ones, owing to the slower dilatation of the parts.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
The manner in which the mouth of the Womb opens, and the time required for its dilatation, differ much in different cases.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
After being satisfied on this point, the mouth of the womb must be carefully examined, and its degree of dilatation noticed.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
The dilatation of the pupils, the squinting, and the aversion to light, do not universally exist.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
An unusual dilatation of the pupil of the eye, is the most certain characteristic.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
Fourthly, the rarest have been hypertrophy and hypertrophy with dilatation.
NEURALGIA AND THE DISEASES THAT RESEMBLE ITFRANCIS E. ANSTIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DILATATION

  • addendum
  • addition
  • adjunct
  • amplification
  • annex
  • appendage
  • appendix
  • arm
  • augmentation
  • branch
  • broadening
  • compass
  • continuing
  • delay
  • development
  • dilatation
  • distension
  • elongation
  • expansion
  • extent
  • increase
  • orbit
  • postponement
  • production
  • prolongation
  • protraction
  • purview
  • radius
  • reach
  • scope
  • span
  • spread
  • spreading out
  • stretch
  • stretching
  • supplement
  • sweep
  • widening
  • wing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.