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dilative

[dahy-ley-tiv, di-, dahy-ley-] /daɪˈleɪ tɪv, dɪ-, ˈdaɪ leɪ-/
adjective
1.
serving or tending to dilate.
Origin of dilative
1520-1530
First recorded in 1520-30; dilate + -ive
Related forms
undilative, adjective
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