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pa•ten•cy



Pronunciation: (pāt'n-sē, pat'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/patency.html on line 71 [key]
n.
1. the state of being patent.
2. Med.the condition of not being blocked or obstructed.
3. Phonet.openness of articulation, found more or less in all phonemes except stops.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/patency.html on line 119 patency (Thesaurus)

 

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