duc-, -duce, -duct, -ducent, -ductor, -duction, -ductive, -ducer, -ducement, -ducation

(Latin: to lead, leading; bringing; to take; to draw along or out)

1. Not able to be reduced or simplified.
2. Incapable of being made smaller or simpler.
That which is impossible to reduce to a desired, simpler, or smaller form or amount.
A drawing to one side; denoting a movement of a limb or turning of the eyeball away form the midline.
Turning of one eye to the left; exduction (turning out of line) of the left eye or euduction (normal turning) of the right eye.
A very small, minor surgery in which a single duct is removed from the breast.

Usually it's done in the case of a ductal papilloma, most of which are benign, but which can occasionally be malignant.

The surgery involves a very small incision, often made where it won't show, and removal of very little tissue.

misconduct (s) (noun) (usually used in the singular)
1. Bad or dishonest management by people who are supposed to act on another's behalf.
2. An activity that transgresses moral or civil law; wrongdoing, wrongful conduct.
neutral conductor
1. A conductor of a polyphase circuit or of a single-phase, three-wire circuit which is intended to have a potential such that the potential differences between it and each of the other conductors are approximately equal in magnitude and are also equally spaced in phase.
2. In electricity, in a polyphase system, a conductor which does not carry a current unless the system becomes unbalanced.
oleoduct (s) (noun), oleoducts (pl)
A channel for the conveyance of oil; pipe-line: An oleoduct is used to convey rock-oil or petroleum from an oil-well or oil-field to the point of export.
Of or pertaining to oviducts; as, oviducal glands.

Oviducts are tubular tracts in female animals through which eggs are discharged either to the exterior or, in mammals, a reference to the uterus.

Either of a pair of tubes in the body conducting the eggs from the ovary to the uterus.
oviductal, oviducal
1. A reference to the tube through which the ova (eggs) pass from the ovary to the uterus or to the outside.
2. Relating to the tube that serves exclusively, or especially, for the passage of eggs from an ovary.
Inflammation of the oviduct.
Located around the cerebral aqueduct (channel in the brain which connects the third ventricle to the fourth ventricle); usually in reference to periaqueductal grey (region of grey matter in the brain), or some other part of the anatomy.
Having the property of photoconductivity; that is, describing certain materials in which exposure to light results in an increase in electrical conductivity.
photoconductivity, photoconduction
1. Electrical conductivity affected by exposure to light.
2. An effect observed in many substances, in which the electrical conductivity is increased when the substance is exposed to electromagnetic radiation, usually in the visible region of the light spectrum.

Cross references of word families related to "bear, carry, bring": -fer; ger-; later-, -lation; phoro-; port-.

A cross reference of word units that are related, directly and/or indirectly, with "tube, pipe": aulo-; can-, cann-; fistul-; siphon-; syringo-; tub-.