fistulate

fistulate
adjective
hollow and tube-shaped like a reed
Syn: ↑fistular, ↑fistulous
Similar to: ↑hollow
Derivationally related forms: ↑fistula (for: ↑fistular)
Topics: ↑pathology

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  • Fistulate — Fis tu*late (?; 135), v. t. & i. [Cf. L. fistulatus furnished with pipes.] To make hollow or become hollow like a fistula, or pipe. [Obs.] A fistulated ulcer. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fistulous — /fis choo leuhs/, adj. 1. Pathol. pertaining to or resembling a fistula. 2. tubelike; tubular. 3. containing tubes or tubelike parts. Also, fistular, fistulate /fis choo lit/. [1570 80; < L fistulosus. See FISTULA, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • fistular — adjective hollow and tube shaped like a reed • Syn: ↑fistulate, ↑fistulous • Similar to: ↑hollow • Derivationally related forms: ↑fistula • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fistulous — adjective 1. of or pertaining to or resembling a fistula • Pertains to noun: ↑fistula • Derivationally related forms: ↑fistula 2. hollow and tube shaped like a reed • Syn: ↑fistular, ↑fistulate …   Useful english dictionary

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