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ductule

[ duhk-tool, -tyool ]
/ ˈdʌk tul, -tyul /

noun Anatomy, Zoology.

a small duct.

Nearby words

ducting, duction, ductless, ductless gland, ductor, ductule, ductus, ductus arteriosis, ductus venosus, ductwork, dud

Origin of ductule

First recorded in 1880–85; duct + -ule
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British Dictionary definitions for ductule

ductule

/ (ˈdʌktjuːl) /

noun

anatomy zoology a small duct
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Medicine definitions for ductule

ductule

[ dŭktōōl′ ]

n.

A small duct.
Related formsductu•lar (-tə-lər) adj.
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