fistulate


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Adj.1.fistulate - hollow and tube-shaped like a reed
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
hollow - not solid; having a space or gap or cavity; "a hollow wall"; "a hollow tree"; "hollow cheeks"; "his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year"
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However, in the 1950s and 60s a similar pathology, of chronic inflammation, giant cell infiltration and tendency to adhere to, and even fistulate into surrounding structures, was being described in many centres, in particular at St.
Also, because of their rigidity, large size, irregular and unyielding edges, swallowed dentures are apt to impact, (8,9) perforate, (10) or fistulate, (2,11) with resultant morbidity.