one of a pair of long, slender ducts in the female abdomen that transport ova from the ovary to the uterus and, in fertilization, transport sperm cells from the uterus to the released ova; the oviduct of higher mammals.
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How to use fallopian tube in a sentence
I underwent surgery to remove one burst fallopian tube at the age of 19 and the second at the age of 20.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories | Harry Siegel | February 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ophorectomy signifies the removal through an abdominal incision of an ovary and fallopian tube for affections mainly inflammatory.
Each of these cavities terminates in a fallopian tube, which opens into the capsule of an ovarium.An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 2 | David Collins
British Dictionary definitions for Fallopian tube
either of a pair of slender tubes through which ova pass from the ovaries to the uterus in female mammals: See oviduct Related adjectives: oviducal, oviductal
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Scientific definitions for fallopian tube
Either of a pair of long, slender tubes found in female mammals that carry egg cells from the ovaries to the uterus.
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