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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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Secondary patency is defined as the length of time from surgical creation until fistula abandonment.
Evaluating ureteral patency in the post-indigo carmine era: a randomized controlled trial.
PACT SFA Japan Trial, the DCB demonstrated superior patency and lower reintervention rates.
Therefore, the assessment of tubal patency is of great importance in patients subsequent to a tubal ectopic pregnancy.
Conclusion: Aspirin can safely be given early after CABG without the fear of bleeding complications thus conferring the advantage of increased graft patency.
Objective: The objective of this study was to compare post-operative nasal patency following microdebrider-assisted turbinoplasty with submucosal diathermy in patients of hypertrophic inferior turbinates.
When he reestablished patency of the upper airway, the dogs did not make respiratory movements.
R] Now, it has been well established that autogenous vascular access have superior patency rates and lower complication rates than grafts.
He was given an appreciation certificate from the President of the European Association of Inventors for his participation at the AGGC Patency Office Pavilion.
The 510k-cleared peripheral graft with a RCT demonstrating improved patency and fewer graft re-interventions, when compared to standard ePTFE grafts, as shown in FINEST trial results.