The only difficulty which may be experienced is in entering the dilator into the punctum, owing to the small size of the latter.
Sterilized vaseline or glycerine of perchloride of mercury may be smeared over the point of the dilator to facilitate its passage.
As the fibres which supply the dilator pupillæ are involved, the pupils are contracted.
This is reassuring to the surgeon, and at this point the dilator should be introduced and the ansthetic abandoned.
This shoe is also provided with bar-clips, and forcibly expanded at the heels by means of a dilator.
Numerous and but slightly differing forms of the dilator are on the market.
(·01 grain) caused in a weakly colt some acceleration of the pulse and a partial paralysis of the dilator narium.
dilator di·la·tor (dī-lā'tər, dī'lā'-, dĭ-lā'-)
An instrument or a substance for enlarging a cavity, canal, blood vessel, or opening.
A muscle that dilates an orifice or a body part, such as a blood vessel or the pupil of the eye. Also called dilatator.