Definition of Fistula. Meaning of Fistula. Synonyms of Fistula

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Definition of Fistula

Fistula
Fistula Fis"tu*la (?; 135), n.; pl. Fistul[ae]. [L.] 1. A reed; a pipe. 2. A pipe for convejing water. [Obs.] --Knight. 3. (Med.) 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. Incomplete fistula (Med.), a fistula open at one end only.

Meaning of Fistula from wikipedia

- A fistula (plural: fistulas or fistulae /-li, -laɪ/; from Latin fistula, "tube, pipe") in anatomy is an abnormal connection between two hollow spaces...
- C****ia fistula, commonly known as golden shower, purging c****ia, Indian laburnum, or pudding-pipe tree, is a flowering plant in the subfamily, Caesalpinioideae...
- Anal fistula is a chronic abnormal communication between the epithelialised surface of the anal canal and usually the perianal skin. An anal fistula can...
- An arteriovenous fistula is an abnormal connection or p****ageway between an artery and a vein. It may be congenital, surgically created for hemodialysis...
- A recto****l fistula is a medical condition where there is a fistula or abnormal connection between the **** and the ****. Recto****l fistulae...
- Obstetric fistula is a medical condition in which a hole develops in the birth canal as a result of childbirth. This can be between the **** and ****...
- A tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF, or TOF; see spelling differences) is an abnormal connection (fistula) between the esophagus and the trachea. TEF is a...
- Vesico****l fistula (VVF) is a subtype of female urogenital fistula (UGF). Vesico****l fistula, or VVF, is an abnormal fistulous tract extending between...
- A Cimino fistula, also Cimino-Brescia fistula, surgically created arteriovenous fistula and (less precisely) arteriovenous fistula (often abbreviated...
- A urachal fistula is a congenital disorder caused by the persistence of the allantois (later, urachus), the structure that connects an embryo's bladder...