Medical Definition of Filiform bougie

1. A very slender bougie usually used for gentle exploration of strictures or sinus tracts of small diameter where false passages can be encountered or created. The entering end can consist of either a straight or spiral tip, and the trailing end usually consists of a threaded cylinder into which the screw tip of a following bougie can be inserted. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filiform Bougie

filibusterism
filibusters
filical
filicane
filicic
filicidal
filicide
filicides
filiciform
filicoid
filicoids
filiety
filiferous
filiform
filiform bougie (current term)
filiform nucleus
filiform papillae
filiform polyposis
filiform pulse
filiform wart
filigraned
filigree
filigreed
filigreeing
filigrees
filiment
filiments
filing
filing-cabinet

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