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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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After a month, the narrowed part of the oesophagus was dilated, but simultaneously the doctors detected a suspected fistulous communication between the stricture and the left bronchus (respiratory tube).
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Goodsall describes the fistulous passage in detail, and Parks' classification shows the most practical significance until nowadays.
A proposed classification for spinal and cranial dural arteriovenous fistulous malformations and implications for treatment.
CT scan revealed the narrowing of the bowel segment in the distal descending colon with severe inflammatory changes and an irregular fistulous tract in the anterior abdominal wall, which appeared to communicate with the skin (figure 3).
Specific signs may include the presence of sentinel piles or skin tags, fistulous opening, pain while gently parting the anterior or posterior perianal tissue, in addition to the detection of excoriations, scars, anal strictures or indurations.
In addition, other treatment approaches may be adapted which include endorectal muscular or mucosal advancement flap, fistulous tract filling with fibrin or cyanoacrylate glue, island flap anoplasty, anal fistula plug, ayurvedic seton, radiofrequency ablation, glue containing adipose-derived stem cells, ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract and video-assisted anal fistula treatment8.
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