tubal

[too-buh l, tyoo-]
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adjective Anatomy.

pertaining to a tube, as a Fallopian tube.

Nearby words

  1. tub chair,
  2. tub-thump,
  3. tub-thumper,
  4. tub-thumping,
  5. tuba,
  6. tubal ligation,
  7. tubal pregnancy,
  8. tubal-cain,
  9. tubate,
  10. tubby

Origin of tubal

First recorded in 1725–35; tube + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for tubal

tubal

adjective

of or relating to a tube
of, relating to, or developing in a Fallopian tubea tubal pregnancy
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Medicine definitions for tubal

tubal

[tōōbəl]

adj.

Of, relating to, or occurring in a tube, such as the fallopian tube or the eustachian tube.

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