Fistula
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Fistula
Abnormal communication or passage between two internal organs, or between an internal organ and the surface of the body.
Fistula

An abnormal opening or passage between two organs or between an organ and the surface of the body. Fistulas may be caused by injury, infection or inflammation, or may be created during surgery.

Fistula
"fistula": an abnormal passage between two organs or between an organ and the outside of the body. Fistulae are caused by ulceration, congenital malformation, or when damaged tissues come into contact with each other and join together while healing
Fistula
"fistula": Abnormal communication or passage between two internal organs, or between an internal organ and the surface of the body.
Fistula

An abnormal opening or passage between two organs or between an organ and the surface of the body. Fistulas may be caused by injury, infection, or inflammation, or may be created during surgery.

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Fistula has been defined 5 different ways in documents like 2014 NAL Thesaurus, Glossary of Cancer Terms, Coral Reef Information System Glossary, and 2 more.

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