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Synonyms for dilatation

the act of expanding an aperture

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Following this, several case series using the LMA for percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy were reported.
The dilatational mass is part of the elastic interaction that naturally appears in the general law of motion (13),
Fibre-optic bronchoscopy-assisted percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy by guidewire dilating forceps in intensive care unit patients.
Open versus percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy: Efficacy and cost analysis.
The results support the hypothesis that TOF measurement in standing trees is likely dominated by dilatational or quasi-dilatational waves rather than one-dimensional plane waves as in the case of logs.
The anomaly is situated at a structurally significant position with respect to the Mali West Shear Zone where an important sinistral bending occurs creating complex extensional and dilatational structures which are often the ideal areas for the physical trapping of gold-bearing solutions.
One is the consequence of dilatational deformation [31] that introduces cavities in the neck region [32-35].
Solutions of elastic state due to a spherical or ellipsoidal inclusion containing pure dilatational eigenstrains have been obtained by Mindlin and Cheng [4] and by Seo and Mura [5], respectively, through integration of Green's functions of a point force acting in the interior of a semi-infinite solid [6].
The rotational part corresponds to a dilatational or compressional wave and the irrotational part corresponds to a shearing wave.
Two short (~200m) drill holes - NEV025 and NEV026 - are planned to drill along the mineralisation envelope, targeting dilatational zones where high-grade gold mineralisation appears to occur.
A dilatational percutaneous tracheostomy was performed on day 16, by which time the swelling had already reduced significantly.
Recently, Morioka and Kawaguchi (12) published an article of surface dilatational moduli of poly(vinyl acetate) (PVAc) and PVAc-poly(n-hexyl isocyanate) (PHIC) blend films at the air/water interface.
The area is located adjacent to the Mongrel Fault and intersected with several fault structures inferred to be dilatational zones.
Therefore we normally do not observe the dilatational motion.