Definition of dilatable in US English:

dilatable

adjective

  • See dilate

    • ‘The invention relates to a dilatable balloon implant, which is configured with a limited permeability to liquid.’
    • ‘The term of ‘basic national interests’ is very dilatable and open to interpretation.’
    • ‘Both of them developed a very tight stricture, which was not dilatable, and so they were treated with excision of the stricture and esophageal anastomosis.’
    • ‘Any remaining vein narrowing can be opened further with dilatable balloons and stents.’
    • ‘The prostatic urethra is about 3cm long and is the widest and most dilatable part of the male urethra.’

Pronunciation

dilatable

/ˈdīˌlādəbəl/