ectasia vs ectasis what difference

what is difference between ectasia and ectasis

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἔκτασις (éktasis), from ἐκτείνω (ekteínō, I stretch out) +‎ -σῐς (-sis), from ἐκ (ek, out) + τείνω (teínō, I stretch).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛkˈteɪzjə/

Noun

ectasia (plural ectasias)

  1. (medicine) Ectasis.

Derived terms

  • angioectasia
  • dolichoectasia
  • gastrectasia
  • keratectasia

Italian

Noun

ectasia f (plural ectasie)

  1. (medicine) ectasis

Anagrams

  • asciate, cestaia

Spanish

Noun

ectasia f (plural ectasias)

  1. (medicine) ectasis


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛktəsɨs/

Noun

ectasis (countable and uncountable, plural ectases)

  1. (medicine) dilatation: for example, bronchiectasis, which refers to a pathologic dilatation of the bronchi of the lung.
  2. (phonology) The lengthening of a syllable from short to long.

Synonyms

  • ectasia

Translations

Anagrams

  • Stacies, Tessica, ascites

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