Definition of Ectatic
1. ectasis [adj] - See also: ectasis
Medical Definition of Ectatic
1. Relating to, or marked by, ectasis. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Ectatic
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1. Ophthalmic surgery: A Handbook of the Surgical Operations on the Eyeball and by Josef Meller (1912)
"When the cicatrization has already led to a firm union, so that an ectatic black scar is seen in place of the prolapse, the manner of the operative ..."
2. Annals of Ophthalmology (1916)
"The author divides the scars into three groups: flat scars, scars with conjunctiva! cushion, and ectatic scars, these last including uveal prolapse as well ..."
3. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"of the eye and the resistance of the sclera must persist for a pretty long time before it can make the sclera become ectatic. (a) The result of elevation oj ..."
4. Handbook of Diseases of the Skin by Hugo Ziemssen (1885)
"... ectatic blood-vessels; 9, transverse section of » fasciculus with ectatic plasmatic channel«; у о, swollen connective tissue cells; el, ectatic lymph ..."