-ectasia

-ectasia

, -ectasis (ek-tā'zē-ă),
Dilation, expansion.
[G. ektasis, a stretching]

-ectasia

suffix meaning "dilatation, dilation, extension, or distension of an organ": esophagectasia, lymphectasia, pharyngectasia.

-ectasia

, -ectasis
Combining forms meaning dilation, expansion.
[G. ektasis, a stretching]

-ectasia

dilation or expansion, e.g. telangiectasia