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patulous Saltos de línea: patu|lous
Pronunciación: /ˈpatjʊləs/

Definición de patulous en inglés:


1 literary (Especially of the branches of a tree) spreading: I found him on a remote bench beneath a patulous tree
1.1 technical Open; expanded.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Apnea, snoring, unusual sleeping positions, daytime somnolence, obesity and a patulous uvula with erythema are all associated with obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Other theories include the ‘sniff theory’ proposed by Magnuson in which sniffing in the presence of patulous Eustachaian tube results in air being ‘sucked out’ of the middle ear.
  • In contrast, SFT is characterized by a less even distribution of blood vessels that are variably angulated or thin walled and patulous.


Early 17th century: from Latin patulus (from patere 'be or lie open') + -ous.

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