Meaning of fistulous in English:

fistulous

adjective

Medicine

See fistula

‘A small recent fistula may heal spontaneously if urine is diverted from the fistulous tract.’
  • ‘Histologic examination of the biopsy tissue revealed skin overlying a fistulous space with a papillary surface.’
  • ‘The effusion is often large and recurrent, arising from a fistulous tract between the pancreas and the pleural cavity, with or without pseudocyst formation.’
  • ‘Additionally, the coloring may be potentially useful in identifying the source of fistulous drainage.’
  • ‘On exploration, a fistulous tract was located within the deltopectoral interval.’