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 (fĭs′chə-ləs) or fis·tu·lar (-lər)
1. Of or resembling a fistula.
2. Tubular and hollow, as the leaves of a scallion.
3. Made of or containing tubular parts.


(ˈfɪstjʊləs) ,




1. (Pathology) pathol containing, relating to, or resembling a fistula
2. hollow, esp slender and hollow; reedlike or tubular
3. containing tubes or tubelike parts


(ˈfɪs tʃʊ ləs)

also fis′tu•lar, fis•tu•late


1. pertaining to or resembling a fistula.
2. tubelike; tubular.
3. containing tubes or tubelike parts.
[1570–80; < Latin fistulōsus. See fistula, -ous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fistulous - of or pertaining to or resembling a fistula
2.fistulous - 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"


a. fistuloso-a, rel. a una fístula.
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An esophagram was subsequently performed, and demonstrated a fistulous connection between the esophagus and the left mainstem bronchus (Figures 1 and 2).
Usually, the fistulous tract is circumscribed, dissected and closed to form the urethral layer by suture or sealant.
Furthermore, there is very limited literature describing these anomalies presenting as a tonsillar cyst with a complete fistulous tract.
However, as the involved colon was macroscopically normal and the fistulous opening was very small, primary closure was performed.
Spinal AVM fed by arteries that supply the spinal cord neural tissue can be classified into glomerular AVM or fistulous AVM.
The development of a fistulous tract between the pouch and the sacrum is rarely reported.
Purulent material drained from 2 fistulous nodules in the right thumb and forearm (Figure, panel A).
A fistulous sinus tract may lead to recurrent bouts of bacterial meningitis (1).
Coli septic arthritis, usually occurring by direct or fistulous spread to the hip or sacroiliac joints.
Fistulous or Sand Goat's Beard, Yellow Salsify; Dry roadside; Rare; C = 0; BSUH 14902.
Serial sectioning of this ulcerated area through the adherent aorta showed focal disruption of the wall in the lesser curvature of the aortic arch, thereby creating a fistulous tract with the tracheal ulcer (Figure 1, B).