Incomplete fistula
Fistula Fis"tu*la (?; 135), n.; pl. {Fistul[ae]}. [L.] 1. A reed; a pipe. [1913 Webster]

2. A pipe for convejing water. [Obs.] --Knight. [1913 Webster]

3. (Med.) A permanent abnormal opening into the soft parts with a constant discharge; a deep, narrow, chronic abscess; an abnormal opening between an internal cavity and another cavity or the surface; as, a salivary fistula; an anal fistula; a recto-vaginal fistula. [1913 Webster]

{Incomplete fistula} (Med.), a fistula open at one end only. [1913 Webster]


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