fistulize

[ fis-choo-lahyz ]
/ ˈfɪs tʃʊˌlaɪz /

verb (used without object), fis·tu·lized, fis·tu·liz·ing.

Pathology. to form a fistula.

verb (used with object), fis·tu·lized, fis·tu·liz·ing.

Surgery. to make a fistula.

Nearby words

  1. fistmele,
  2. fistnote,
  3. fistula,
  4. fistulation,
  5. fistulectomy,
  6. fistulotomy,
  7. fistulous,
  8. fit,
  9. fit as a fiddle,
  10. fit in

Also especially British, fis·tu·lise.

Origin of fistulize


Related formsfis·tu·li·za·tion, noun

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