Patulous vs Pabulous - What's the difference?

patulous | pabulous |


As adjectives the difference between patulous and pabulous

is that patulous is open; spread; exposed while pabulous is (obsolete) nourishing.

patulous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • open; spread; exposed
  • * 1846 , The Medical Times (volume 13, page 374)
  • The foramen ovale was patulous — the opening about four lines in diameter.

    Derived terms

    * patulousness

    pabulous

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete) nourishing