Definitions for fistulaˈfɪs tʃʊ lə; -ˌli

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. fistulous withers, fistula(noun)

    a chronic inflammation of the withers of a horse

  2. fistula, sinus(noun)

    an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. fistula(Noun)

    An abnormal connection or passageway between organs or vessels that normally do not connect.

  2. fistula(Noun)

    A tube, a pipe, or a hole.

  3. Origin: From fistula, from findo.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Fistula(noun)

    a reed; a pipe

  2. Fistula(noun)

    a pipe for convejing water

  3. Fistula(noun)

    a permanent abnormal opening into the soft parts with a constant discharge; a deep, narrow, chronic abscess; an abnormal opening between an internal cavity and another cavity or the surface; as, a salivary fistula; an anal fistula; a recto-vaginal fistula

  4. Origin: [L.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Fistula

    In medicine, a fistula is an abnormal connection or passageway between two epithelium-lined organs or vessels that normally do not connect. It is generally a disease condition, but a fistula may be surgically created for therapeutic reasons.

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Fistula

    Abnormal communication most commonly seen between two internal organs, or between an internal organ and the surface of the body.


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