Translation of duct in Spanish:

duct

Pronunciation: /dʌkt/

n

  • 1 (for ventilation, wiring, liquid, gas) conducto (m)
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    • The foot-deep wall also holds a mirrored medicine cabinet and conceals a maze of plumbing, air ducts, and ventilation equipment.
    • Gas had built up and seeped through pipes, drains and cable ducts into the bungalows.
    • The doctor conceded that during his 16 years of occupancy, the air ducts of the building have not been cleaned.
  • 2 [Anat] conducto (m)
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    • It is filled with nerves, blood vessels and lymph ducts which run through it and connect it to your body, making it part of you.
    • The stroma consists of fatty tissue and ligaments surrounding the ducts and lobules, blood vessels and lymphatic vessels.
    • Using this procedure, physicians can view these organs and inject dye into the bile and pancreatic ducts to make them visible by x-ray.
  • 3 [Bot] tubo (m)
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    • Insects cut veins in plants with arborescent resin canals or in plants with laticiferous ducts that do not reticulate.
    • To illustrate this point it was found that in stems and petioles of several species of the Umbelliferae, such as celery, the antiserum only labelled a layer of cells that line a system of ducts which ramify throughout the plant body.

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