dilative

[ dahy-ley-tiv, di-, dahy-ley- ]
/ daɪˈleɪ tɪv, dɪ-, ˈdaɪ leɪ- /

adjective

serving or tending to dilate.

Origin of dilative

First recorded in 1520–30; dilate + -ive
Related formsun·di·la·tive, adjective
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