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ductus

 [duk´tus] (pl. duc´tus) (L.)
ductus arterio´sus a fetal blood vessel that joins the aorta and pulmonary artery.
ductus de´ferens the excretory duct of the testis, which joins the excretory duct of the seminal vesicle to form the ejaculatory duct; called also vas deferens.
patent ductus arteriosus see patent ductus arteriosus.
ductus veno´sus a major blood channel that develops through the embryonic liver from the left umbilical vein to the inferior vena cava.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

duct

(dŭkt), [TA]
A tubular structure giving exit to the secretion of a gland or organ, capable of conducting fluid.
See also: canal.
Synonym(s): ductus [TA]
[L. duco, pp. ductus, to lead]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

duct

(dŭkt) [TA]
A tubular structure giving exit to the secretion of a gland, or conducting any fluid.
See also: canal
Synonym(s): ductus [TA] .
[L. duco, pp. ductus, to lead]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Ductus

The blood vessel that joins the pulmonary artery and the aorta. When the ductus does not close at birth, it causes a type of congenital heart disease called patent ductus arteriosus.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

duct

(dŭkt) [TA]
Tubular structure giving exit to secretion of a gland or organ.
See also: canal
Synonym(s): ductus.
[L. duco, pp. ductus, to lead]
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