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Fallopio

[ fə-lōpē-ō ]
Gabriele 1523-1562
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Italian anatomist noted for his studies of the human reproductive system. The Fallopian tubes are named for him.
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How to use Fallopio in a sentence

  • They are named after Fallopius or Fallopio, an Italian anatomist of the sixteenth century, who first recognized their functions.

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