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ectasia

/ɛkˈteɪzɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) the distension or dilation of a duct, vessel, or hollow viscus
Derived Forms
ectatic, adjective
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ectasia in Medicine

ectasia ec·ta·si·a (ěk-tā'zē-ə, -zhə) or ec·ta·sis (ěk'tə-sĭs)
n.
Dilation or distention of a tubular structure.

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