How to use Dilated in a sentence
The pupil is always dilated and insensitive to light.
Her pupils dilated as he neared, her breath quickening.
Asplanchnaceae, plankton, dwellers in small pools, are, however, ovoid, and Trochosphaera is spherical and must owe its floating powers to the low density of the liquid in its enormously dilated bodycavity.
Other patients need laser surgery to remove dilated blood vessels.
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The pupil is at first contracted, and afterwards dilated.
The pupil is widely dilated and insensible to light.
In some cases they may connect directly to dilated arterioles.
It is not dilated into a distinct bulla, but ends in front in a pointed rod-like process.
The right side of the heart is frequently dilated, with clots in the cavities.Advertisement
Each oviduct, after a short course, becomes dilated into the uterus.
These are not broken capillaries although everyone terms them as such, but rather permanently dilated capillaries.
Curious, nearing the mirror, I see that my pupils are fully dilated.
Pupil sizes using a score from 1 - 8 are also assessed with 1 being pin-point and 8 being widely dilated.
She, crouched beside him, eyes still dilated with the awful fear of death, looked back, breathless, trembling.Advertisement
And to my horror, I was n't dilated at all!
However, when she examined me, I was disappointed to hear that I was only 3cm dilated and not fully effaced.
You might also notice dilated pupils as a sign of stress.
Breathing in through dilated nostrils opens their lungs to their fullest capacity.
Kirsten's son's scan showed several ' soft markers ' for Downs, including a dilated renal pelvis.Advertisement
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Forty patients at high risk of CBD stones (increased bilirubin, increased alkaline phosphatase and a dilated CBD) underwent preoperative ERCP.
They are long tortuous defects suggestive of dilated veins.
John Adams, when he succeeded Deane (recalled from Paris through Lee's machinations) joined in the chorus of fault-finding against Franklin, dilated upon his social habits, his personal slothfulness and his complete lack of business-like system; but Adams soon came to see that, although careless of details, Franklin was doing what no other man could have 1 The house is familiar from the drawing of it by Victor Hugo.
You may feel an overwhelming urge to push and your doctor will let you know if you are completely dilated and thinned out.Advertisement
No. A port wine stain is a birthmark created by malformed and dilated blood vessels.
In the case of dilated cardiomyopathy, the feline heart inflates in a balloon-like manner.
In an almost opposite mechanism to dilated cardiomyopathy, the hypertrophic condition results in heart muscle tissue that has thickened to the point of being unable to pump and function properly.
Look for dilated pupils, slurred speech, red eyes, and a general sense of aloofness.
Someone who is high on methamphetamine may have dilated pupils.Advertisement
Immediately following a hit of crack cocaine, many people have dilated pupils and breath faster than normal.
Portuguese Water Dog puppies may also be affected by Juvenile Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
Puppies are especially prone to a heart condition known as Juvenile Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
Eyes are fixed and dilated - This indicates there is no brain activity left.
The truth is that if you take care of your eyes and treat eye disease early through annual, dilated eye exams, seniors can preserve their sight and contribute to their overall health and wellness.Advertisement
Your pupils will be dilated behind the tinted plastic, so they have the potential to allow in more sunlight if given the chance, doing more danger to your eyes.
A dilated pupil lets in more ultraviolet light that is damaging to the eye.
Similar to forceps deliveries, vacuum-assisted births can only be used with a fully dilated cervix and a well-descended head.
An internal monitor requires that the bag of waters be broken and that the woman is at least two to three centimeters dilated.
A stuffy nose is caused by dilated blood vessels, which swell the nasal passages and make it harder to breathe.Advertisement
Signs of possible stimulant abuse, regarding amphetamines and cocaine, include dilated pupils, frequent lip licking and dry mouth, excessive activity, and lack of sleep.
The pain of a corneal abrasion can be treated with drugs such as homatropine which keep the eye in a dilated state and stop the spasm of the iris, a major cause of discomfort for the individual with a corneal abrasion.
The term telangiectasia refers to a spot formed, usually on the skin, by a dilated capillary or terminal artery.
Abdominal x-rays will be performed and will typically show what is called the characteristic "double bubble," a combination of air bubbles in the stomach and a dilated duodenum.
When the muscular walls of arteries are relaxed, or dilated, the pressure of the blood flowing through them is lower than when the artery walls narrow, or constricted.Advertisement
Prior to this test the doctor inserts medicated eye drops into the child's eyes so that the pupils remain dilated and not contract when exposed to bright light.
Children who have been diagnosed with retinoblastoma should receive periodic dilated retinal examinations until the age of five.
When a child is diagnosed with retinoblastoma, it is recommended that parents and siblings receive a dilated retinal examination by an ophthalmologist who is experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
Barium-enhanced x-ray examination may reveal a dilated esophageal pouch, made larger by the collection of amniotic fluid in the pouch.
One type, the salmon patch (nevus simplex), is a pink mark comprised of dilated capillaries (also called a stork bite).Advertisement
These vascular malformations of dilated capillaries appear in the upper and lower layers of the skin on the face, neck, arms, and legs.
The individual may begin to drool thick saliva and may have dilated or irregular pupils, increased tears and perspiration, and low blood pressure.
It makes contractions similar to transition contractions--only you might be dilated four centimeters when you experience them.
To avoid tearing, it's important not to push until the cervix is completely dilated.
The tricks to induce labor appear to work best when a woman is dilated, effaced, and is near or past her due date.
During the transition stage, the cervix is fully dilated and contractions become very intense.
Dilation--a pelvic exam shows the cervix is fully dilated when the opening measures 10 centimeters.
A speculum is inserted to open the vagina, a local anesthetic is administered to the cervix, and the cervix is dilated by cone-shaped rods.
When the cervix is fully dilated, a long plastic tube connected to a suction device is inserted into the uterus to remove the fetus and placenta.
The doctor can tell if the cervix is dilated or has begun to thin and soften (efface).
Stage one of labor starts when your doctor tells you your cervix is dilated and you are beginning to efface.
Your doctor may tell you that your cervix is dilated during a pelvic in the last few weeks of your pregnancy.
You will know you are in early labor when your doctor tells you at your weekly pelvic exam that your cervix is between one and four centimeters dilated and starting to efface.
The cervix is completely dilated and the baby is in the birth canal.
His pupils might be dilated due to the excitement of flirting.
Her large eyes were pinned to his, her pupils dilated and breathing quick.
The pupils in his eyes were dilated so large that his eyes looked black in a face that had gone strangely pale.
Each is a tube dilated at or towards the base and containing a mouth at its extremity, leading into a stomach placed in the dilatation.
When fully dilated, the pupil is round in all birds; when contracted it is usually round, rarely oval as in the fowl.
These segments spring apparently from the top of the ovary - the real explanation, however, being that the end of the flower-stalk or "thalamus," as it grows, becomes dilated into a sort of cup or tube enclosing and indeed closely adhering to the ovary, so that the latter organ appears to be beneath the perianth instead of above it as in a lily, an appearance which has given origin to the term "inferior ovary."
In both cases the socalled fruit is composed of the receptacle or upper end of the flower-stalk (the so-called calyx tube) greatly dilated, and enclosing within its cellular flesh the five cartilaginous carpels which constitute the "core" and are really the true fruit.
As early as six hours after the injury the polymorpho-nuclear leucocytes are seen passing in large numbers from the dilated and congested blood vessels of the tissues at the margin of the wound into the injured zone, where they carry on an active phagocytosis.
Despite the strong and graphic touches here and there, exhibiting the impression which the beauty of sea and land, the splendour of Constantinople, the magnitude of the effete but still imposing Greek power, made on him, there is not only an entire absence of dilation on such subjects as a modern would have dilated on (that was to be expected), but an absence likewise of the elaborate and painful description of detail in which contemporary trouveres would have indulged.
The head is almost entirely protected by hard bone; even the cheeks are cuirassed by the dilated infraorbital bones.
They differ from all the forms already noticed in being shrubby and epiphytal in habit, and in having the branches compressed and dilated so as to resemble thick fleshy leaves, with a strong median axis and rounded woody base.
Procoelous vertebrae; ventral portions of the clavicles not dilated; parietal bones fused into one.
The mouth leads at once into the true digestive cavity, divisible into an oesophageal region in the manubrium and a more dilated cavity, the stomach (st.), occupying the centre of the umbrella.
Both bear their round or ovoid male catkins at the ends of the slender terminal branchlets; the ovoid cones, either terminal or on short lateral twigs, have thick woody scales dilated at the extremity, with a broad disk depressed in the centre and usually furnished with a short spine; at the base of the scales are from three to seven ovules, which become reversed or partially so by compression, ripening into small angular seed with a narrow wing-like expansion.
The patient is quite unconscious, the eyes are motionless, the pupils dilated, the skin cold and moist, the limbs relaxed, the pulse is slow and barely perceptible, the respirations very slow and convulsive.
In small or moderate doses it is a powerful diuretic. Though Heidenhain asserts that rise in the renal blood-pressure has not a diuretic action per se, it seems probable that this influence of the drug is due to a rise in the general blood-pressure associated with a relatively dilated condition of the renal vessels.
It follows from the above that a patient who is definitely under the influence of atropine will display rapid pulse, dilated pupils, a dry skin and a sense of discomfort, due to dryness of the mouth and throat.
When the inflammation occurs in soft parts where the surrounding vessels can be readily dilated, heat often affords more relief to the pain than cold, but when the inflammation is in a bone or in unyielding fibrous tissues, cold generally gives more relief.
For example, the pain of a gum-boil is generally relieved more by warmth, because the yielding tissues of the gum, mouth and cheek can be readily relaxed by heat and their vessels dilated; but when the pain is dependent upon inflammation in the hard unyielding socket of a tooth, cold generally gives greater relief.
In most Decapods the " stomach " or dilated portion of the fore-gut is divided into two chambers, a large anterior " cardiac " and a smaller posterior " pyloric."
The external duct of this gland is often dilated into a bladder, and may sometimes send out diverticula, forming a complex system of sinuses ramifying through the body.
The sheaths are much dilated in Alopecurus vaginatus and in a species of Potamochloa, in the latter, an East Indian aquatic grass, serving as floats.
In the spicate forms, with sessile spikelets on the main axis, the latter is often dilated and flattened (Paspalum), or is more or less thickened and hollowed out (Stenotaphrum, Rottboellia, Tripsacum), when the spikelets are sunk and buried within the cavities.
Thus a bar of glass of sufficient thickness, placed in the diagonal position between a crossed polarizer and analyser and bent in a plane perpendicular to that of vision, exhibits two sets of coloured bands separated by a neutral line, the double refraction being positive on the dilated and negative on the compressed side.
Some of the species are thoroughly aquatic and have fully webbed toes, others are terrestrial, except during the breeding season, others are adapted for burrowing, by means of the much-enlarged and sharp-edged tubercle at the base of the inner toe, whilst not a few have the tips of the digits dilated into disks by which they are able to climb on trees.
In some instances, as in Tamarix gallica, Peganum Harmala, and Campanula, the base of the filament is much dilated, and ends suddenly in a narrow thread-like portion.
The tubes have their cavity dilated at intervals, and Penhallow has therefore compared them with the trumpet-hyphae of Laminariaceae, but no transverse septa are anywhere visible.
Lower part of canal, enlarged; o, cavity of canal, surrounded by a sheath of cells, dilated towards the bottom of canal, in which a large pollen-grain is caught; ex, exterior of pollengrain; in, internal group of prothallial or antheridial cells.
His pupils dilated and transfixed on hers as he commanded, "You want more than anything to be with me."
The second study will involve 200 patients whose hearts are failing specifically because of dilated cardiomyopathy - a heart muscle disorder.
Top of the page Genetics Recently it has become apparent that Dilated cardiomyopathy is familial in at least 20% of cases.
At around 2pm she checked again and I had dilated another 2 centimeters so she removed the contraption.
Question I was just wondering what a softened and slightly dilated cervix could mean.
Caecum very long and dilated, with numerous folds.
The upper, wide opening of the duct is attached by elastic, peritoneal lamellae to the hinder margin of the left lung; the middle portion of the duct is glandular and thick-walled, for the deposition of the albumen; it is connected by a short, constricted " isthmus " (where the shell-membrane is formed) with a dilated " uterus " in which the egg receives its calcareous shell and eventual pigmentation.
Soon afterwards there is an accumulation under the epidermis of a serum derived from the dilated blood-vessels.
The fruit is a kind of drupe, the fleshy husk of which is the dilated receptacular tube, while the two-valved stone represents the two carpels.
The leaves are large, often irregular in form, usually with a few deep lobes dilated at the end; they are of a bright light green on the upper surface, but whitish beneath; they turn to a violet tint in autumn.