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(fis′chŭ-lă)


[L. fistula, pipe]
An abnormal tubelike passage from a normal cavity or tube to a free surface or to another cavity. It may result from a congenital failure of organs to develop properly, or from abscesses, injuries, malignancies, radiation, surgery, or inflammatory processes that erode into neighboring organs.
fistulous (fis′chŭ-lŭs), adj.

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Fistula." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759338/all/vesicovaginal_fistula.
Fistula. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759338/all/vesicovaginal_fistula. Accessed August 18, 2019.
Fistula. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759338/all/vesicovaginal_fistula
Fistula [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 18]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759338/all/vesicovaginal_fistula.
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