Definition of Fistulate

1. Adjective. Hollow and tube-shaped like a reed.

Exact synonyms: Fistular, Fistulous
Category relationships: Pathology
Similar to: Hollow
Derivative terms: Fistula



Definition of Fistulate

1. v. t. & i. To make hollow or become hollow like a fistula, or pipe.

Definition of Fistulate

1. Verb. (obsolete ambitransitive) To make or become hollow like a fistula, or pipe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fistulate

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fistulate

fists
fistsful
fistuca
fistucae
fistula bimucosa
fistula knife
fistula test
fistulae
fistular
fistularia
fistularioid
fistulas
fistulate (current term)
fistulated
fistulates
fistulating
fistulation
fistulatome
fistule
fistulectomy
fistules
fistuliform
fistulization
fistulizations
fistuloenterostomy
fistulogram
fistulose

Literary usage of Fistulate

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1. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1900)
"At various places in the works of Wachsmuth and Springer the statement has been made that the ventral sac of certain fistulate crinoids was pierced by pores ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"To fistulate, (f is'-tn-late) va To make hollow like a pipe ; to perforate. To fistulate, (f is'-tu-late) vn To turn or grow to a fistula. ..."

3. Clinical Hematology: A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood with by John C. DaCosta (1901)
"For example, in a simple tuberculous adenitis the count is normal, but should the glands ulcerate, fistulate, and become septic, a leucocytosis at once ..."

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