Definition of Patulent
1. patulous [adj] - See also: patulous
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patulent
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Literary usage of Patulent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1865)
"... of a full appreciation of the physiological differences between the "congenital hernial sac," which is the unclosed or patulent vaginal process of the ..."
2. The Westminster Review by John Chapman, Charles William Wason (1829)
"... the lymphatic tubes which open into these cells with patulent mouths ; and thus is gained the primary impulse to which the ascending sap is subjected. ..."
3. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1894)
"... frequently relinquishing its hold of the breast in order to get air. Examination through the anterior nares shows patulent nostrils, ..."
4. The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1838)
"Leave could only be obtained to examine the abdomen, on opening which, the peritoneal envelope of the liver was found studded with numerous patulent ..."
5. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1904)
"When attached to and patulent at the navel, the diameter throughout its course may remain unaltered or be but slightly diminished at its umbilical ..."
6. Pain: Its Origin, Conduction, Perception and Diagnostic Significance by Richard Joseph Behan (1914)
"... and that at times there occurs a partial relief of the pressure from some of the urine being forced through the semi- patulent canal. ..."