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vasodilatation

[ vas-oh-dil-uh-tey-shuhn, -dahy-luh-, vey-zoh- ]
/ ˌvæs oʊˌdɪl əˈteɪ ʃən, -ˌdaɪ lə-, ˌveɪ zoʊ- /
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noun Physiology.
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-shuhn, -di-, vey-zoh-]. /ˌvæs oʊ daɪˈleɪ ʃən, -dɪ-, ˌveɪ zoʊ-/.

Origin of vasodilatation

First recorded in 1895–1900; vaso- + dilatation
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