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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
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Summary: Biliary and pancreatic stents have been used to establish patency of a pancreatic duct or obstructed bile
According to the company, MicroStent is a vascular stent specifically designed to achieve and maintain vessel patency and improve blood flow in order to reduce below-the-knee amputations for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) resulting from peripheral artery disease (PAD).
Thirty patients underwent hysterosalpingography for evaluation of tubal patency.
Based on the capacity of regeneration of tissues under mechanical forces, we designed a study suggesting that isolated vessels can be elongated under traction vectors and provide an additional vessel length, maintaining their patency.
Proteon Therapeutics (PRTO), down 83% after reporting its PATENCY-2 trial did not meet its co-primary endpoints of fistula use for hemodialysis and secondary patency...
Background: Arterial grafts had better mid-term and long-term patency than saphenous vein grafts in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).
patency applications, which increased by 6% in 2017 compared to
The index includes a number of criterion, such as the number of patency applications, which increased by 6 per cent in 2017 compared to 2016.
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), ticagrelor + aspirin is associated with significantly increased saphenous vein graft patency rates compared with aspirin alone, according to a study published in the April 24 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
(4-9) The studies that have been conducted have consistently shown that plastic stents have a higher occlusion rate and shorter patency compared to SEMS.
Objective: To determine the patency of coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG) in patients presenting with recurrent angina.