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Definition of: fistula

(fischoobreve·lə) noun plural ·las or ·lae (-lē)
1. Pathol. Any abnormal opening or duct leading into a natural canal, hollow organ, or other part of the body.
2. A deep–seated suppurative inflammation, as in the withers of horses, ordinarily resulting from a bruise.
3. Obs. A reed or pipe.
—gastric fistula
An opening into the stomach through the abdominal wall, usually of traumatic origin.
[<L, a pipe]
—fis′tu·lar
adjective

Most often used phrases:

cassia fistula
obstetric fistula
arteriovenous fistula
tracheoesophageal fistula
vesicovaginal fistula
anal fistula
fistula hospital
fistula tract
rectovaginal fistula
addis ababa fistula
fistula repair
pancreatic fistula
sinus fistula
hamlin fistula
perilymph fistula

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