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A tube through which eggs pass from an ovary, such as a fallopian tube in a mammal.
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
a tube through which ova are transported from the ovary to the outside or into the uterus.
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.
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|Noun||1.||oviduct - 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