fistulous

adjective

fis·​tu·​lous ˈfis-chə-ləs How to pronounce fistulous (audio)
ˈfish-
1
: of, relating to, or having the form or nature of a fistula
2
: hollow like a pipe or reed

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of fistulous was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Fistulous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fistulous. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

fistulous

adjective
fis·​tu·​lous -ləs How to pronounce fistulous (audio)
: of, relating to, or having the form or nature of a fistula
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