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fistula

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noun fis·tu·la \ˈfis(h)-chə-lə, British also ˈfis-tyu̇-lə\

Medical Definition of fistula

plural fis·tu·las or fis·tu·lae \-lē also -lī\play play

  1. 1:  an abnormal passage that leads from an abscess or hollow organ or part to the body surface or from one hollow organ or part to another and that may be surgically created to permit passage of fluids or secretions <a congenital tracheoesophageal fistula> <an arteriovenous fistula was reconstructed in the right arm for dialysis—Pasteur Rasuli et al>

  2. 2:  fistulous withers




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fis·tu·la

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