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duct

 (dŭkt)
n.
1. An often enclosed passage or channel for conveying a substance, especially a liquid or gas.
2. Anatomy A tubular bodily canal or passage, especially one for carrying a glandular secretion: a tear duct.
3. A tube or pipe for enclosing electrical cables or wires.
tr.v. duct·ed, duct·ing, ducts
1. To channel through a duct: duct the moist air away.
2. To supply with ducts.

[Latin ductus, act of leading, from past participle of dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

duct′al adj.
duct′less adj.

duct

(dʌkt)
n
1. a tube, pipe, or canal by means of which a substance, esp a fluid or gas, is conveyed
2. (Anatomy) any bodily passage, esp one conveying secretions or excretions
3. (Botany) a narrow tubular cavity in plants, often containing resin or some other substance
4. (Electrical Engineering) Also called: conduit a channel or pipe carrying electric cable or wires
5. (Building) a passage through which air can flow, as in air conditioning
6. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the ink reservoir in a printing press
[C17: from Latin ductus a leading (in Medieval Latin: aqueduct), from dūcere to lead]
ˈductless adj

duct

(dʌkt)

n.
1. any tube, canal, pipe, or conduit by which a liquid, air, or other substance is conducted or conveyed.
2. a tube conveying bodily secretions or excretions.
3. a conducting tube or tubule in plant tissues.
4. a single enclosed runway for electrical conductors or cables.
[1640–50; < Latin ductus conveyance (of water), hence channel (in Medieval Latin) <duc-, variant s. of dūcere to lead, draw]

duct

(dŭkt)
A tube or tube-like structure through which something flows, especially a tube in the body for carrying a fluid secreted by a gland.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duct - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substanceduct - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
pore - any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
canalis vertebralis, spinal canal, vertebral canal - the canal in successive vertebrae through which the spinal cord passes
ductule, ductulus - a very small duct
canaliculus - a small canal or duct as in some bones and parts of plants
canal of Schlemm, Schlemm's canal, sinus venosus sclerae - a circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins
venous sinus, sinus - a wide channel containing blood; does not have the coating of an ordinary blood vessel
ampulla - the dilated portion of a canal or duct especially of the semicircular canals of the ear
lachrymal duct, lacrimal duct, tear duct - any of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands
nasolacrimal duct - a duct that carries tears from the lacrimal sac to the nasal cavity
Haversian canal - any of the many tiny canals that contain blood vessels and connective tissue and that form a network in bone
hepatic duct - the duct that drains bile from the liver
canalis inguinalis, inguinal canal - oblique passage through the lower abdominal wall; in males it is the passage through which the testes descend into the scrotum and it contains the spermatic cord; in females it transmits the round ligament of the uterus
bile duct, common bile duct - a duct formed by the hepatic and cystic ducts; opens into the duodenum
pancreatic duct - a duct connecting the pancreas with the intestine
lymph vessel, lymphatic vessel - a vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulation
salivary duct - a duct through which saliva passes from the salivary gland into the mouth
aqueductus cerebri, cerebral aqueduct, Sylvian aqueduct - a canal connecting the third and fourth ventricles
ureter - either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder
urethra - duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct
canalis cervicis uteri, cervical canal - a spindle-shaped canal extending from the uterus to the vagina
umbilical, umbilical cord - membranous duct connecting the fetus with the placenta
vagina - the lower part of the female reproductive tract; a moist canal in female mammals extending from the labia minora to the uterus; "the vagina receives the penis during coitus"; "the vagina is elastic enough to allow the passage of a fetus"
epididymis - a convoluted tubule in each testis; carries sperm to vas deferens
ductus deferens, vas deferens - a duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct
seminal duct - the efferent duct of the testis in man
ejaculatory duct - a part of the seminal duct formed by the duct from the seminal vesicle and the vas deferens; passes through the prostate gland
cartilaginous tube - a duct with cartilaginous walls
bronchiole - any of the smallest bronchial ducts; ending in alveoli
alimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract - tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
lactiferous duct - ducts of the mammary gland that carry milk to the nipple
2.duct - a continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
plant part, plant structure - any part of a plant or fungus
laticifer - a plant duct containing latex
3.duct - an enclosed conduit for a fluid
air-intake - a duct that admits air to be mixed with fuel
air duct, air passage, airway - a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
conduit - a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass; "the computers were connected through a system of conduits"

duct

noun pipe, channel, passage, tube, canal, funnel, conduit a big air duct in the ceiling
Translations
قَناة
potrubí
=-kanal=-ledning
pípa, rör; rás
cauruļvads
kujný

duct

[dʌkt] N
1. (for ventilation, liquid) → conducto m
2. (Anat) → conducto m, canal m

duct

[ˈdʌkt] n
(= pipe) → conduite f, canalisation f
(in body)conduit m

duct

n
(Anat) → Röhre f; tear ductTränenkanal m
(for liquid, gas) → (Rohr)leitung f, → Rohr nt; (Elec) → Rohr nt, → Röhre f

duct

[dʌkt] n (Tech, Anat) → condotto, canale m

duct

(dakt) noun
a tube or pipe for fluids etc. a ventilation duct.

duct

n. conducto, canal;
biliary ______ biliar;
common bilecolédoco;
cystic ______ cístico;
deferent ______ defrente;
ejaculatory ______ eyaculatorio;
excretory ______ excretorio;
hepatic ______ hepático;
lacrimal ______ lacrimal;
lactiferous ______ lactífero;
lymphatic ______ linfático;
mullerian ______ mullerian;
nasolacrimal ______ nasolagrimal;
lacrimal ______ lacrimal;
mammary ______ mamario;
seminal ______ seminal;
seminiferous tubule ______ seminífero.

duct

n conducto, vía; bile — conducto biliar; common bile — conducto colédoco, colédoco (fam), conducto biliar común; cystic — conducto cístico; left hepatic — conducto hepático izquierdo; lacrimal — conducto lagrimal; pancreatic — conducto pancreático; right hepatic — conducto hepático derecho; tear — conducto lagrimal
References in classic literature ?
Two distinct organs sometimes perform simultaneously the same function in the same individual; to give one instance, there are fish with gills or branchiae that breathe the air dissolved in the water, at the same time that they breathe free air in their swimbladders, this latter organ having a ductus pneumaticus for its supply, and being divided by highly vascular partitions.
La sensibilidad de ambos marcadores para la deteccion de cromosomopatias fue del 100%, con una especificidad de 98,98 y 99,49% para la translucencia nucal y el ductus venosus respectivamente, con un valor de prediccion positivo de 60 y 75% y un valor de prediccion negativo del 100% para ambos metodos (Tabla III).
Penacho apical de setas muy finas en la protibia; espacio subterminal de las alas anteriores con flechas negruzcas dirigidas hacia la linea postmediana; genitalia del macho con uncus en forma de diapason y sacculus pequeno y angosto, con una espina apical; genitalia de la hembra con ductus bursae poco diferenciado, corto y con membrana densa.
The ADO II expands the AGA family of occlusion devices designed to occlude or close a patent ductus arteriosus ("PDA"), a type of congenital heart defect that occurs when a blood vessel called the ductus arteriosus fails to close after birth, as it normally should.
Exposure to these agents in the latter part of the second trimester and throughout the third is known to cause functional toxicity in the fetus and newborn consisting of renal impairment, oligohydramnios, premature closure of the ductus arteriosus, and primary pulmonary hypertension of the newborn.
El doppler es una herramienta no invasiva y de maxima utilidad para el estudio de fetos con riesgo de hipoxia-acidosis, la evaluacion del retardo en el crecimiento fetal intrauterino, la evaluacion de cardiopatias congenitas, el estudio del flujo sanguineo del feto y la circulacion placentaria, y, por supuesto, para establecer el indice relativo de impedancia entre el flujo del ductus arterioso y el de la arteria pulmonar: denominado IRI DAP TA/TE por Sosa y Diaz (2000), indice utilizado en este trabajo como una de las variables a considerar.
The procedures included patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure, stenting, balloon valvuloplasty, heart arrhythmia treatment and cardiac cauterisation, QRCS said in a statement yesterday.
small atrial septal defects, complete atrio-ventricular septal defects, absent pulmonary valve syndrome, coronary artery malformations, patent ductus arteriosus and aorto-pulmonary collaterals5-7.
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Poodle terrier cross Molly was born with patent ductus arteriosus, a hole in the heart condition which kills 50 per cent of sufferers if left untreated.
In a 55-year-old female patient, dilatation of ductus choledochus was observed during general checkup in 2010 (abdominal ultrasound scan).