adjective see dilatation

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  • dilatational — dil·a·ta·tion·al …   English syllables

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  • dilatation — noun Date: 14th century 1. amplification in writing or speech 2. a. the condition of being stretched beyond normal dimensions especially as a result of overwork, disease, or abnormal relaxation < dilatation of the heart > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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