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English noun: duct

1. duct (body) a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance

SamplesThe tear duct was obstructed.
The alimentary canal.
Poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs.

Synonymscanal, channel, epithelial duct

Broader (hypernym)passage, passageway

Narrower (hyponym)alimentary canal, alimentary tract, aqueductus cerebri, bile duct, bronchiole, canal of Schlemm, canaliculus, canalis cervicis uteri, canalis inguinalis, canalis vertebralis, cartilaginous tube, cerebral aqueduct, cervical canal, common bile duct, digestive tract, digestive tube, ductule, ductulus, ductus deferens, ejaculatory duct, epididymis, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract, Haversian canal, hepatic duct, inguinal canal, lachrymal duct, lacrimal duct, lactiferous duct, lymph vessel, lymphatic vessel, nasolacrimal duct, pancreatic duct, pore, salivary duct, Schlemm's canal, seminal duct, sinus, sinus venosus sclerae, spinal canal, Sylvian aqueduct, tear duct, umbilical, umbilical cord, ureter, urethra, vagina, vas deferens, venous sinus, vertebral canal

Part holonymampulla

2. duct (plant) a continuous tube formed by a row of elongated cells lacking intervening end walls

Broader (hypernym)plant part, plant structure

Narrower (hyponym)laticifer

Part meronymtracheophyte, vascular plant

3. duct (artifact) an enclosed conduit for a fluid

Broader (hypernym)conduit

Narrower (hyponym)air duct, air passage, air-intake, airway

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