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Fistula

Definition

noun, plural: fistulae

(1) (pathology) A narrow passage or communication formed between internal organs or from the internal organ to the surface, as a result of a disease, congenital disorder, or injury

(2) (surgery) Opening surgically formed into a hollow organ, for drainage


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Fistulae may form in various parts of the body and are named based on the organ or parts involved:


Word origin: Latin fistula (pipe, ulcer)

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sex orientation

... can have babies, thats why i posed the question ... well can 12/13 yo be really ready... but i was speaking biologically too - with the whole fistula problem ,and a higher chance of death in childbirth ... i think that signs from nature are not always the best and most accurate

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by nugget
Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:11 am
 
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sex orientation

im not talking about biologically, but even then, i doubt it... look at all the trouble the 12/13 year olds who are suffering from fistula ??

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by nugget
Tue Jan 30, 2007 11:33 pm
 
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Topic: sex orientation
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