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a lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic

the act of expanding an aperture

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The study, led by Boston Children's Hospital neuroscientist Michela Fagiolini, PhD, and postdoctoral fellow Pietro Artoni, PhD, unveils a machine-learning algorithm that can spot abnormalities in pupil dilation that are predictive of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in mouse models.
According to this research, the Global Sinus Dilation Devices market accounted for $1.55 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $3.68 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 10.1% during the forecast period.
But by 10cm, the cervix dilation stage midwives and obstetricians watch for to mark the time labour is ready to begin - and apparently also the circumference of a chocolate Cadbury Easter Egg - it is time.
A critical step to successfully perform common biliary duct (CBD) stone extraction is provision of a suitable exit for stone removal by endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) alone, endoscopic papillary balloon dilation (EPBD) alone, or a combination of both (1,2).
Dilations, Linear Matrix Inequalities, the Matrix Cube Problem and Beta Distributions
Keywords: Dilation, Effectiveness, Intralesional steroid injections, Corrosive intake, oesophageal Oesophagealstrictures.
Heather Gebelin Hacker, assistant solicitor general for the Texas Attorney General's Office, described the dilation and evacuation procedure as "barbaric," saying with graphic details that fetuses' limbs are torn apart.
The Speaker's office said he was urging her to give a "brief answer - no dilation" when he used the term.
The left frontal sinus balloon catheter dilation was carried out through the left frontal recess (figure, B).
To obtain cervical dilation, several alternatives, including mechanical dilators, intracervical osmotic dilators, mifepristone, and misoprostol can be used (7-9).
The main reason is that the high volume changes due to autogenous shrinkage (caused by chemical shrinkage and subsequent self-desiccation) and thermal dilation (caused by hydration heat) lead to significant stresses in conditions of high external restraint.
During direct shear, concrete A has a shear dilation trend, and the growth and trend of shear dilation are affected by the strength of the material.
Idiopathic dilation of the right atrium is a congenital anomaly with an unknown pathogenesis.