HyperDic: patency

English > 2 senses of the word patency:
NOUNattributepatencythe openness (lack of obstruction) of a bodily passage or duct
attributepatency, obviousness, noticeability, noticeablenessthe property of being easy to see and understand
English > patency: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe openness (lack of obstruction) of a bodily passage or duct.
BroaderopennessWithout obstructions to passage or view
Adjectivespatent(of a bodily tube or passageway) open
English > patency: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of being easy to see and understand.
Synonymsobviousness, noticeability, noticeableness
Attributesnoticeablecapable or worthy of being perceived
obviouseasily perceived / perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
unnoticeablenot noticeable
unobviousnot immediately apparent
Narrowerapparentness, apparencyThe property of being apparent
blatancyThe property of being both obvious and offensive
predomination, predominanceThe quality of being more noticeable / noticeable than anything else
BroaderconspicuousnessHigh visibility
Spanishevidencia, obviedad
Catalanevidència, obvietat
Adjectivespatentclearly / clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
Verbspatentmake open to sight or notice

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