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English noun: dilator

1. dilator (body) a muscle or nerve that dilates or widens a body part

Broader (hypernym)body part

2. dilator (artifact) a drug that causes dilation

Broader (hypernym)drug

Narrower (hyponym)vasodilative, vasodilator

3. dilator (artifact) a surgical instrument that is used to dilate or distend an opening or an organ


Broader (hypernym)surgical instrument

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