HyperDic: dilator

English > 3 senses of the word dilator:
NOUNbodydilatora muscle or nerve that dilates or widens a body part
artifactdilatora drug that causes dilation
artifactdilator, dilatera surgical instrument that is used to dilate or distend an opening or an organ
English > dilator: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA muscle or nerve that dilates or widens a body part.
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Verbsdilatebecome wider
English > dilator: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA drug that causes dilation.
Narrowervasodilator, vasodilativeA drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
BroaderdrugA substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Verbsdilatebecome wider
English > dilator: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA surgical instrument that is used to dilate or distend an opening or an organ.
Synonymdilater
Broadersurgical instrumentA medical instrument used in surgery
Spanishdilatador
Verbsdilatebecome wider

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