dilator

[n] - a muscle or nerve that dilates or widens a body part 2. [n] - a drug that causes dilation 3. [n] - a surgical instrument that is used to dilate or distend an opening or an organ
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Dilator

Dilator: A device used to stretch or enlarge an opening. Patients with scarring of the muscular tube through which food passes from the throat to the stomach (esophagus) can require a dilator procedure in order to open the esophagus for adequate passage of food and fluids.
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Dilator

Di·lat'or noun [ See Dilate .] 1. One who, or that which, widens or expands. 2. (Anat.) A muscle that dilates any part. 3. (Medicine) An instrument for expanding a part; as, a urethral dilator .
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dilator

dilater noun a surgical instrument that is used to dilate or distend an opening or an organ
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dilator

(di-la´tәr) (di´-la-tәr) a structure (muscle) that dilates, or an instrument used to dilate.
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Dilator

• (n.) A muscle that dilates any part. • (n.) An instrument for expanding a part; as, a urethral dilator. • (n.) One who, or that which, widens or expands.
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Dilator

Dilator or dilatator is a medical term with a number of uses, including: ...
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Dilator

A dilator is a muscle that dilates any part. A dilator is an instrument used for expanding a part, for example a urethral
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dilator

Type: Term Pronunciation: dī′lā-tŏr Definitions: 1. An instrument designed to enlarge a hollow structure or opening. 2. A muscle that pulls open an orifice. 3. A substance that causes dilation or enlargement of an opening or the lumen of a hollow structure. Synonyms: dilatator
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dilator

(muscle) Type: Term Definitions: 1. the longitudinal muscular fibers that open the ileal orifice at the level of the cecocolic junction. Synonyms: musculus dilator pylori ilealis
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Dilator

An instrument used to enlarge a small opening.
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dilator

A device used to stretch or enlarge an opening.
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