[ vas-oh-dil-uh-tey-shuh n, -dahy-luh-, vey-zoh- ]
/ ˌvæs oʊˌdɪl əˈteɪ ʃən, -ˌdaɪ lə-, ˌveɪ zoʊ- /
dilatation of the blood vessels, as by the action of a nerve.
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Also vas·o·di·la·tion [vas-oh-dahy-ley-shuh n, -di-, vey-zoh-] /ˌvæs oʊ daɪˈleɪ ʃən, -dɪ-, ˌveɪ zoʊ-/.
Words nearby vasodilatation
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Example sentences from the Web for vasodilatation
We know that when the pulse rate is constant, vasodilatation causes a fall in diastolic pressure and a rise in pulse pressure.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:|Louis Marshall Warfield
Scientific definitions for vasodilatation
[ vā′zō-dī-lā′shən, -dĭ- ]
Dilation of a blood vessel, as by the action of a nerve or drug.
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