oviduct


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o·vi·duct

 (ō′vĭ-dŭkt′)
n.
A tube through which eggs pass from an ovary, such as a fallopian tube in a mammal.

o′vi·duc′tal adj.

oviduct

(ˈɒvɪˌdʌkt; ˈəʊ-)
n
1. (Anatomy) the tube through which ova are conveyed from an ovary. Also called (in mammals): Fallopian tube
2. (Zoology) the tube through which ova are conveyed from an ovary. Also called (in mammals): Fallopian tube
oviducal, ˌoviˈductal adj

o•vi•duct

(ˈoʊ vɪˌdʌkt)

n.
a tube through which ova are transported from the ovary to the outside or into the uterus.
[1830–40; < New Latin ōviductus. See ovi-, duct]
o`vi•duc′tal, adj.

o·vi·duct

(ō′vĭ-dŭkt′)
A tube through which eggs or egg cells are carried to the uterus in mammals or to the outside of the body in other animals. The fallopian tubes are oviducts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oviduct - either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterusoviduct - either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus
salpinx - a tube in the uterus or the ear
female reproductive system - the reproductive system of females
female internal reproductive organ - the reproductive organs of a woman
uterus, womb - a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
Translations

oviduct

[ˈəʊvɪdʌkt] Noviducto m

oviduct

nEileiter m

oviduct

[ˈɒvɪˌdʌkt] novidotto

o·vi·duct

n. oviducto, conducto uterino; trompas de Falopio.
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The female reproductive system consisted of the tract with a heart-shaped oviducal gland and widened uterus on the left side and the oviduct in the right side was broken.
Some scientists observed that improved egg production might be due to enhanced ovarian functions owing to oviduct tissue rejuvenation (Ocak et al.
Mature ova released from the oviduct are wrapped with a gelling agent from the oviducal gland using water to form a mucous matrix.
Malformation of the female genital tract includes congenital developmental malformation of the uterus, cervix uteri, vagina, and oviduct, and it is usually complicated by malformations of the urinary system, skeleton, and other systems.
2008), who consider the development of vas deferens, pseudopenis, the convolution of the oviduct and the occurrence of aborted ovicapsules.
In all cases, the cloaca, colon, or oviduct was prolapsed (Fig 1).
As she grows into adulthood, only a few of her eggs mature, are released into the oviduct, and are fertilized by sperm stored from copulation that took place days or weeks earlier.
A key finding was that if the eggs were left in the oviduct an extra day, they were much more likely to succeed.