Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun duct

3 senses of duct

Sense 1
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel -- (a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs")
       => passage, passageway -- (a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages")

Sense 2
duct -- (a continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls)
       => plant part, plant structure -- (any part of a plant or fungus)

Sense 3
duct -- (an enclosed conduit for a fluid)
       => conduit -- (a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass; "the computers were connected through a system of conduits")

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