patulous

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adjective pat·u·lous \ˈpa-chə-ləs\

Definition of patulous

  1. :  spreading widely from a center a tree with patulous branches

Origin and Etymology of patulous

Latin patulus, from patēre to be open — more at fathom


First Known Use: 1616


Medical Dictionary

patulous

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adjective pat·u·lous \ˈpach-ə-ləs\

Medical Definition of patulous

  1. :  spread widely apart :  wide open or distended a patulous eustachian tube

patulousness

noun

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