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pa·ten·cy

 (pāt′n-sē)
n.
1. The state or quality of being obvious.
2. Medicine The state or quality of being open, expanded, or unblocked.

patency

(ˈpeɪtənsɪ)
n
1. the condition of being obvious
2. (Pathology) the state of a bodily passage, duct, etc, of being open or unobstructed
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics the degree to which the vocal tract remains unobstructed in the articulation of a speech sound. See also closure7

pa•ten•cy

(ˈpeɪt n si, ˈpæt-)

n.
the state of being patent.
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patency - the openness (lack of obstruction) of a bodily passage or duct
openness - without obstructions to passage or view; "the openness of the prairies"
2.patency - the property of being easy to see and understand
conspicuousness - high visibility
apparency, apparentness - the property of being apparent
blatancy - the property of being both obvious and offensive; "the blatancy of his attempt to whitewash the crime was unforgivable"
predominance, predomination - the quality of being more noticeable than anything else; "the predomination of blues gave the painting a quiet tone"
Translations

pa·ten·cy

n. permeabilidad. V.: permeability