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tubal

[ too-buh l, tyoo- ]
/ ˈtu bəl, ˈtyu- /
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adjective Anatomy.

pertaining to a tube, as a Fallopian tube.

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Nearby words

tub chair, tub-thump, tub-thumper, tub-thumping, tuba, tubal, tubal ligation, tubal pregnancy, tubal-cain, tubate, tubby

Origin of tubal

First recorded in 1725–35; tube + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for tubal

tubal

/ (ˈtjuːbəl) /

adjective

of or relating to a tube
of, relating to, or developing in a Fallopian tubea tubal pregnancy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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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