iter

[it-air, ahy-tair]
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noun Anatomy.

a canal or passage.

Origin of iter

1590–1600; < Latin: journey, route, passage in the body, akin to īre to go, Hittite itar way, road
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iter in Medicine

iter

tər]

n.

A passage leading from one anatomical part to another.
Related formsiter•al (-tər-əl) adj.
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