patency


pa·ten·cy

noun \ˈpa-tən(t)-sē, ˈpā-\

Definition of PATENCY

:  the quality or state of being patent

First Known Use of PATENCY

1656

Other Biology Terms

autochthonous, fecund, homunculus, phylogeny, substrate

pa·ten·cy

noun \ˈpat-ən-sē, ˈpāt-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pa·ten·cies

Medical Definition of PATENCY

: the quality or state of being open or unobstructed <evaluating arterial patency>

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