patency

noun pa·ten·cy \ ˈpa-tᵊn(t)-sē , ˈpā- \

Definition of patency

: the quality or state of being patent

First Known Use of patency

1656


Medical Dictionary

patency

noun pa·ten·cy \ ˈpat-ᵊn-sē , ˈpāt- \

medical Definition of patency

plural patencies
: the quality or state of being open or unobstructed
  • evaluating arterial patency

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