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fistulous

 [fis´tu-lus]
pertaining to or of the nature of a fistula.

fis·tu·lous

(fis'tyū-lŭs),
Relating to or containing a fistula.

fistulous

(fĭs′chə-ləs) or

fistular

(-lər)
adj.
1. Of or resembling a fistula.
2. Tubular and hollow, as the leaves of a scallion.
3. Made of or containing tubular parts.

fistulous

See fistula.

fistulous

adjective Referring to a fistula or fistulous tract.

fis·tu·lous

(fis'tyū-lŭs)
Relating to or containing a fistula.

fistulous

pertaining to or of the nature of a fistula.

fistulous withers
one or more sinuses discharge at the withers from an infected supraspinous bursa between the ligamentum nuchae and the tips of the dorsal spinous processes of the anterior thoracic vertebrae. Brucella bovis is a common cause of the bursitis. Actinomyces bovis is a common accompaniment to the brucellosis.
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Fistulous withers in a horse. By permission from Knottenbelt DC, Pascoe RR, Diseases and Disorders of the Horse, Saunders, 2003