How to use Dilates in a sentence

dilates
  • In some of those birds which have a peculiarly harsh or trumpeting voice, the trachea is lengthened, forming loops which lie subcutaneously (capercally, curassow), or it enters and dilates the symphysis of the furcula (crested guineafowl); or, e.g.

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  • He is chiefly occupied with the means whereby the unio mystica is to be attained, whereas Eckhart dwells on the union as an ever-present fact, and dilates on its metaphysical implications.

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  • These equations were found by d'Alembert from two principles - that a rectangular canal, taken in a mass of fluid in equilibrium, is itself in equilibrium, and that a portion of the fluid, in passing from one place to another, preserves the same volume when the fluid is incompressible, or dilates itself according to a given law when the fluid is elastic. His ingenious method, published in 1752, in his Essai sur la resistance des fluides, was brought to perfection in his Opuscules mathematiques, and was adopted by Leonhard Euler.

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  • The first vortex dilates and moves slower, while the second contracts and shoots through the first; after which the motion is reversed periodically, as if in a game of leap-frog.

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  • In other Entoprocta the buds on a horseshoe retain a high degree of individuality, a shaped l o p h o - thread-like stolon giving off the cylindrical phore; stalks, each of which dilates at its end i, Ectocyst; into the body of a zooid.

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  • Thoroughly rubbed into the skin alcohol dilates the bloodvessels and produces a mild counter-irritant effect.

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  • As it dilates the blood-vessels of the skin it increases the subjective sensation of warmth.

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  • Now we can see the reason for their administration, because the nitrous ether, consisting chiefly of ethyl nitrite, dilates the superficial vessels and thus allows greater escape of heat from the surface; while acetate of ammonia, by acting as a diaphoretic and stimulating the secretion of sweat, increases the loss of heat by evaporation.

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  • The pack has the double effect of restraining his movements and thus lessening the production of heat, while at the same time it dilates the vessels of the skin and produces loss of heat.

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  • So far is it from being an haemostatic that, if perfused through living blood-vessels, it actually dilates them.

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  • The gynecologist opens (dilates) the cervix with instruments called dilators, and then inserts a hollow tube through the cervix with instruments called dilators, and then inserts a hollow tube through the cervix.

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  • This drug opens up -- dilates - the small blood vessels to relieve constrictions.

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  • Inserting a urethral indwelling catheter dilates the urethra from the urethral orifice toward the bladder.

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  • Vitamin B helps the body metabolize the alcohol and also dilates the blood vessels.

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  • During the first stage of labor, the cervix dilates (opens) from 0 to 10 centimeters (cm).

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  • When the pupil is exposed to bright light it contracts (closes), and when it is exposed to low light conditions it dilates (opens) so that the appropriate amount of light enters the eye.

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  • This rapid rewarming halts ice crystal formation and dilates narrowed blood vessels.

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  • This causes a constriction and as a result, the bowel above the constricted area dilates due to stool becoming trapped, producing megacolon (enlargement of the colon).

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  • Active labor appears when the cervix dilates to between 4 and 10 centimeters.

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  • As the cervix dilates, a small amount of blood may appear.

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  • The medication is used to treat asthma because it dilates the bronchioles and bronchi.

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