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fun·nel

(fŭn'ĕl),
1. A hollow, conic vessel with a tube proceeding from its apex, used in pouring fluids from one container to another.
2. anatomy an infundibulum.
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fun·nel

(fŭn'ĕl)
1. A hollow conic vessel with a tube of variable length proceeding from its apex, used in pouring fluids from one container to another, in filtering, and other tasks.
2. anatomy An infundibulum.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

funnel

(fŭn′ĕl) [L. fundere, to pour]
A conical device open at both ends used to direct a fluid from the larger opening (at one end of the cone) to the smaller at the other.
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