Type: Term Pronunciation: dŭk′tŭs Synonyms: duct
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Ductus: A duct or walled passageway suitable for the conveyance of air or, more often in the body, liquids. The term 'ductus' also refers a key arterial shunt (ductus) in fetal life. Before birth, blood pumped from the heart through the pulmonary artery toward the lungs is shunted into the aorta. Th...
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A duct or walled passageway. Our word duct is a contraction of the Latin word ductus meaning leading. The Romans, however, preferred the word canalis meaning a pipe or gutter for a conduit. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(duk´tәs) pl. duc´tus Latin word meaning duct.
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Eruditio, ductus, societas. Learning, leadership, fellowship. Motto of Indian River Community College, Ft. Pierce, Florida, USA.
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Latin = duct.
Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
[linguistics] In linguistics, ductus refers to qualities and characteristics of writing or speaking instantiated in the act of speaking or the flow of writing the text. For instance, in writing, ductus includes the direction, sequencing, and speed with which the strokes making up a character...
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