/ (ɛkˈteɪzɪə) /
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pathol the distension or dilation of a duct, vessel, or hollow viscus
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Derived forms of ectasiaectatic, adjective
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Medical definitions for ectasia (1 of 2)
[ ĕk-tā′zhə ]
Dilation or distention of a tubular structure.
Medical definitions for ectasia (2 of 2)
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