ptyalectasis

ptyalectasis

 [ti″ah-lek´tah-sis]
1. a state of dilatation of a salivary duct.
2. surgical dilation of a salivary duct.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

si·al·ec·ta·sis

(sī'ăl-ek'tă-sis),
Dilation of a salivary duct.
Synonym(s): ptyalectasis
[sial- + G. ektasis, a stretching]
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si·al·ec·ta·sis

(sī'ă-lek'tă-sis)
Dilation of a salivary duct.
Synonym(s): ptyalectasis.
[sial- + G. ektasis, a stretching]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

si·al·ec·ta·sis

(sī'ă-lek'tă-sis)
Dilation of a salivary duct.
[sial- + G. ektasis, a stretching]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012