ectasis

Definitions of ectasis
  1. noun
    dilatation or distension of a hollow organ
    synonyms: ectasia
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    types:
    lymphangiectasia, lymphangiectasis
    dilatation of a lymph vessel
    alveolar ectasia
    abnormal enlargement of the air sacs in the lungs
    type of:
    dilatation, distension, distention
    the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
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