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Dilate

Dilate 1. To grow wide; to expand; to swell or extend in all directions. His heart dilates and glories in his strength.... Read More

Swell

swell 1. The act of swelling. 2. Gradual increase. Specifically: Increase or augmentation in bulk; protuberance. increase in... Read More

Distend

Distend to become expanded or inflated; to swell. His heart distends with pride. 1. To extend in some one direction; to... Read More

Bradykinin

Definition noun A nonapeptide that is vasoactive causing blood vessels to dilate Supplement Bradykinin is a type of kinin.... Read More

How High Sugar Level in Blood Damages the Blood Vessels

By Vicki Mozo Damage in the vasculature is common in individuals who have high sugar level in blood. It seems that an... Read More

Fill

Fill 1. To make full; to supply with as much as can be held or contained; to put or pour into, till no more can be received;... Read More

Expand

Expand to become widely opened, spread apart, dilated, distended, or enlarged; as, flowers expand in the spring; metals... Read More

Tents

tent (Science: surgery) A roll of lint or linen, or a conical or cylindrical piece of sponge or other absorbent, used... Read More

Flourish

Flourish 1. To grow luxuriantly; to increase and enlarge, as a healthy growing plant; a thrive. A tree thrives and... Read More

Nitrates

Nitrates A group of medications that are made from a chemical with a nitrogen base. Nitrates relax smooth muscle, dilate... Read More

Distensibility

Definition noun The capability of being distended or stretched under pressure. Supplement For instance, the distensibility... Read More

Expands

Expand to become widely opened, spread apart, dilated, distended, or enlarged; as, flowers expand in the spring; metals... Read More

Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia

Definition noun The medical or scientific term for brain freeze Supplement The sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia is a type of... Read More

Internal os

Definition noun The part of the cervical canal, forming an internal narrowing of the uterine cavity Supplement The cervix... Read More

Pupillary light reflex

Definition noun, plural: pupillary light reflexes A reflex marked by the constriction of the pupil in response to the... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More