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fis·tu·la

(fĭs′chə-lə)
n. pl. fis·tu·las or fis·tu·lae (-lē′)
1. A duct or passage resulting from injury, disease, or a congenital disorder that connects an abscess, cavity, or hollow organ to the body surface or to another hollow organ.
2. Such a passage that has been created intentionally, especially a surgically constructed connection between an artery and a vein that is used for vascular access in hemodialysis.

[Middle English, from Latin, hollow stalk of a reed, pipe, fistula (in the medical sense, probably calqued on Greek surinx, panpipe, fistula); perhaps akin to Latin festūca, straw, stalk; see fescue.]

fistula

(ˈfɪstjʊlə)
n, pl -las or -lae (-ˌliː)
1. (Pathology) pathol an abnormal opening between one hollow organ and another or between a hollow organ and the surface of the skin, caused by ulceration, congenital malformation, etc
2. obsolete any musical wind instrument; a pipe
[C14: from Latin: pipe, tube, hollow reed, ulcer]

fis•tu•la

(ˈfɪs tʃʊ lə)

n., pl. -las, -lae (-ˌli)
1. Pathol. a narrow passage or duct formed by disease or injury.
2. a surgical opening into a hollow organ for drainage.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin: pipe, tube, fistula]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fistula - a chronic inflammation of the withers of a horse
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
2.fistula - an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surfacefistula - an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
Translations

fistula

[ˈfɪstjʊlə] N (fistulas or fistulae (pl)) → fístula f

fistula

[ˈfɪstjʊlə] nfistola

fis·tu·la

n. fístula, canal o pasaje anormal que permite el paso de secreciones de una cavidad a otra o a la superficie exterior;
anal ______ anal;
arteriovenous ______ arteriovenosa;
biliary ______ biliar.

fistula

n (pl -las o -lae) fístula; anal — fístula anal; arteriovenous — fístula arteriovenosa; mucous — fístula mucosa
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QUETTA -- Chief Executive of the Kidney Centre Quetta Professor Haq Nawaz has urged the Balochistan government to utilise all available resources to control the increase in fistula cases in the province.
QUETTA -- On International Day to End Obstetric Fistula Chief Executive Kidney Center Quetta Professor Haq Nawaz has urged provincial government to utilize all resources in order to prevent increasing fistula cases in the province.
Summary: The global anal fistula treatment market was valued at US$ 550 Mn in 2017 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 4% from 2018 to 2026 to reach US$ 800 Mn by 2026.
The Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child Adolescent Health or RMNCAH Foundation, performs surgery on 11 fistula patients and medically managed two others, after a week-long Fistula Repair Campaign hosted at the Family Medical Center in Gardnersville, outside Monrovia.
For the last 40 years, Elizabeth Mueni, 77, has suffered the indignity of obstetric fistula in silence.
We believe that the reasons for this reduction are the easier diagnosis methods developed in recent years and the early treatment of patients before the onset of fistula formation.
Proteon Therapeutics announced results from PATENCY-2, its Phase 3 clinical trial of investigational vonapanitase in patients with chronic kidney disease, or CKD, undergoing creation of a radiocephalic fistula for hemodialysis.
The CCTA demonstrates a large fistula between the proximal left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) (Figure 1) and great cardiac vein (GCV).
Enterocutaneous fistula is an abnormal communication between the intestine and the skin (1).
figure By ELIZABETH WALA An obstetric fistula is a childbirth injury caused by prolonged or obstructed labour, which leaves a woman incontinent of urine or faeces or both.
By definition, perianal fistula is an abnormal communication between the anal canal and rectum and the perineal skin.