dilatation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French dilatation, from Late Latin dīlātātio.

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Noun[edit]

dilatation (usually uncountable, plural dilatations)

  1. Prolixity; diffuse discourse.
  2. The act of dilating; expansion; an enlarging on all sides; the state of being dilated; dilation.
  3. A dilation or enlargement of a canal or other organ.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

dilatation f (plural dilatations)

  1. dilation; act or instance of dilating

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

dilatation f (plural dilatations)

  1. dilation; act or instance of dilating

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined circa 1320 in Chirurgie by Henri de Mondeville from Latin dīlātātio.

Noun[edit]

dilatation f (oblique plural dilatations, nominative singular dilatation, nominative plural dilatations)

  1. dilation; act or instance of dilating

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