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Pronunciation: trakt


  1. An elongated area; a passage or pathway.
  2. An abnormal passage (a fistula or sinus communicating with an abscess cavity).

Synonym(s): tractusTA

[L. tractus, a drawing out]

See Also: fascicle

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