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 Translation for 'to dilate' from English to Bulgarian
VERB   to dilate | dilated | dilated
dilating | dilates
SYNO to dilate | to distend | to elaborate | ...
to dilateразширявам [несв.]
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Translation for 'to dilate' from English to Bulgarian

to dilate
разширявам [несв.]
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Usage Examples English
  • The species name "belladonna" ('beautiful woman' in Italian) comes from the original use of deadly nightshade to dilate the pupils of the eyes for cosmetic effect.
  • The dilator pupillae, innervated by sympathetic nerves from the superior cervical ganglion, cause the pupil to dilate when they contract.
  • When their hemoglobin molecules are deoxygenated, red blood cells release S-Nitrosothiols, which also act to dilate blood vessels, thus directing more blood to areas of the body depleted of oxygen.
  • As the light is being moved from one eye to another, both eyes begin to dilate, but constrict again when light has reached the other eye.
  • Angioplasty is a procedure done to dilate an abnormally narrow section of a blood vessel to allow better blood flow.

  • This suggests that pericytes may have the ability to dilate blood vessels when oxygen is in demand and constrict them when it is in surplus, modifying the rate of blood flow to tissues depending on their metabolic activity.
  • The bulbar conjunctival microvasculature is known to dilate in response to several stimuli and external conditions, including allergens (e.g. ...
  • Vasodilators are used to dilate coronary vessels, which causes increased blood velocity and flow rate in normal vessels and less of a response in stenotic vessels.
  • This scar tissue can be massaged or broken up in a number of ways, thus allowing the cervical opening to dilate back to normal size.
  • Antihistamines block the action of histamine, which causes blood vessels to dilate and become leaky to plasma proteins.

  • When the blood vessels constrict and fail to dilate there is decreased oxygen levels to the cardiac muscles resulting in hypoxia which lead to chest pain.
  • Following surgery, a patient will need to dilate the neovagina with a vaginal dilator 1-2 times daily to prevent loss of vaginal depth.
  • Misoprostol can also be used to dilate the cervix in preparation for a surgical abortion, particularly in the second trimester (either alone or in combination with laminaria stents).
  • It is commonly used as an eye drop during pediatric eye examinations to dilate the eye (mydriatic) and prevent the eye from focusing/accommodating (cycloplegic).
  • Furchgott's discovery that Nitric Oxide causes blood vessels to dilate, provided a long-sought explanation for the therapeutic effects of Nitroglycerin used to treat Angina pectoris and was later instrumental in the development of the erectile dysfunction treatment drug Viagra.

  • When cycloplegic drugs are used as a mydriatic to dilate the pupil, the pupil in the normal eye regains its function when the drugs are metabolized or carried away.
  • The word is from Greek: ἀνεύρυσμα, aneurysma, "dilation", from ἀνευρύνειν, aneurynein, "to dilate".
  • This speculum is inserted into the vagina to dilate it for examination of the vagina and cervix.
  • A greater intensity of light causes the pupil to constrict (miosis/myosis; thereby allowing less light in), whereas a lower intensity of light causes the pupil to dilate (mydriasis, expansion; thereby allowing more light in).
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