Internal fistula | definition of internal fistula by Medical dictionary
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a fistulous passage connecting hollow viscera.
an abnormal passage between two internal organs or structures.
in·ter·nal fis·tu·la (in-tĕr'năl fis'tyū-lă)
Abnormal passage between hollow viscera.
internal fistula An abnormal passageway connecting two or more internal parts of the body. A fistula not opening on to the surface of the skin.
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