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dilate on (something)

To discuss or write about something at length. I think you need to dilate on this point because it's so important to your argument.
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dilate on something

Fig. to speak or write in great detail on some subject. I am sure you do not wish me to dilate further on this matter. If you do not see my point, I would be pleased to dilate on this matter further.
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He was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy following echocardiography evaluation done from outside and was put on medical therapy since six months of his age.
A report by de la Sotta et al described a procedure that creates three triangular wedge excisions around the rim of the dilated lobule.
The echocardiographic diagnosis of DCM was based upon the criteria of a dilated left ventricle with reduced contractility (Sisson et al.
Six days after surgery followup, x-ray was taken and it showed no dilated bowel loops (Fig 9).
Due to the overlying bowel gas, it would be confusing to the sonographer to confirm the tortuous route of the dilated ureter and depict its entirety.
Osterziel KJ, Hassfeld S, Geier C, Perrot A: [Familial dilated cardiomyopathy].
She was 6 cm dilated, 90% effaced, but the baby was still at-3 station.
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Dilated Cardiomyopathy, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
In addition, while the Academy recommends that people with diabetes have a dilated eye exam every year, one study published in the journal Ophthalmology found that, among Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, or diabetes--all conditions that require an annual eye exam-- three-quarters of those who did not have an exam in five years were those living with diabetes.
This so-called latent phase is when contractions are mild and far apart, and the mother's cervix is barely dilated.
The company ixCELL-DCM study is currently enrolling patients in the US with advanced heart failure due to ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).
Ultrasound scans performed at two and four hours after each meal revealed that, after the Mediterranean meal, arteries dilated normally and maintained good blood flow, while, after the unhealthy meal, the arteries dilated 24 percent less, restricting blood flow.
But after eating the junk food the arteries of the study participants dilated 24 per cent less than they did when in a fasting state.
What then is a body without organs or a dilated body?