ectasia

ectasis (ɛkˈteɪsɪs)

/ (ɛkˈteɪzɪə) /

noun

pathol the distension or dilation of a duct, vessel, or hollow viscus
Derived Formsectatic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for ectasia

ectasia

[ ĕk-tāzhə ]

n.

Dilation or distention of a tubular structure.
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