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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.
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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
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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]
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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.
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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
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
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"
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duct

noun pipe, channel, passage, tube, canal, funnel, conduit a big air duct in the ceiling
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

duct

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

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

[dʌkt] n (Tech, Anat) → condotto, canale m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

duct

(dakt) noun
a tube or pipe for fluids etc. a ventilation duct.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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
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References in periodicals archive ?
It has a main excretory duct, the (Stenon or Stensen) parotid duct, which leaves the anterior border of the PG, passes in front of the masseter muscle, penetrates the buccinator muscle, and finally opens into the oral cavity at the level of the second upper molar (Standring, 2015).
Stenson's duct sialectasia is an uncommon condition of the parotid gland which involves the dilation of the parotid duct, it is a chronic process and occurs most often secondary to obstruction to the duct which leads to accumulation of saliva and sub sequent dilation of the duct.
The contents of the BS are adipose tissue, minor salivary gland tissue, parotid duct, lymph nodes, fascial vein, facial and buccal artery, buccal branch of the cranial nerve VII, buccal division of the mandibular division of cranial nerve V.
In addition, there are several possible differential diagnoses, including lipoma, lymphoepithelial cysts, fibroma or neurofibroma, blockage of parotid duct, or any kind of benign salivary gland tumor.
The parotid duct orifice was visualized with a mouth mirror and rinsed with water.
Similar symptoms of swelling on lateral aspect of oral cavity involving cheeks were diagnosed in buffaloes as ectasia of parotid duct, fistula of parotid duct and sialocele by Misk et al.
Parotid duct calculi present with the mealtime syndrome, which includes swelling followed by discomfort.
(14) Indeed, a multitude of parotid tumors will display identical features on imaging, including parotid duct cysts, lymphoepithelial cysts, Warthin tumor, and cystadenoma.
The parotid duct leaves the gland at the bottom of the rostral edge, crosses the masseter muscle, and opens in the mouth, oppositely to the third or fourth upper premolar tooth in dogs and the second premolar in cats (DYCE et al., 2004; ELLENPORT, 1986).
* The parotid duct passes along the lateral surface of the buccal fat pad or penetrates the body of the fat pad before it opens on the buccinator muscle.
After discussion with the owners, we agreed to look at a different solution called a parotid duct transplant.
Wilke, a Canadian plastic surgeon, was the first to propose and carry out parotid duct relocation to the tonsillar fossae to manage drooling in patients with cerebral palsy.