fistulous

[fis-choo-luh s]
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adjective

Pathology. pertaining to or resembling a fistula.
tubelike; tubular.
containing tubes or tubelike parts.

Also fis·tu·lar, fis·tu·late [fis-choo-lit] /ˈfɪs tʃʊ lɪt/.

Origin of fistulous

From the Latin word fistulōsus, dating back to 1570–80. See fistula, -ous
Related formsmul·ti·fis·tu·lar, adjectivemul·ti·fis·tu·lous, adjectiveun·fis·tu·lous, adjective
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fistulous

fistular (ˈfɪstjʊlə) or fistulate (ˈfɪstjʊlɪt)

adjective

pathol containing, relating to, or resembling a fistula
hollow, esp slender and hollow; reedlike or tubular
containing tubes or tubelike parts
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fistulous in Medicine

fistulous

[fĭschə-ləs]

adj.

Relating to or containing a fistula.
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