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a.1.(Anat.) Of or pertaining to oviducts; as, oviducal glands.
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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.
Fertility of superovulated ewes after intrauterine or oviducal insemination with low numbers of fresh or frozen-thawed spermatozoa.
Although the exact process of egg mass formation is unknown, the most accepted hypothesis suggests that, at spawning, eggs are first coated with oviducal gland secretion and released with nidamental gland secretions.
Internal organs, such as the testis in males and the oviducal and nidamental glands in females, were readily visible in our specimens.
between penis and vagina; bursa copulatrix large, narrowing apically and with a short broad duct; wall of duct thick and muscular, lined internally with longitudinal folds, wall of bursa much thinner; bursa with one moderately fresh allospermatophore and the remains of at least one more; free oviduct swollen prior to its junction with vagina (peri-vaginal or oviducal gland); sperm-oviduct well developed, twisted and with numerous superficial folds.
1993) and Whitehead (1995) indicated that increased dietary fatty acids provided by SFAT may increase egg weight by stimulating the synthesis of oviducal proteins.
Therefore, we defined females >90-cm snout-vent length that bore no enlarged follicle, corpus luteum, or oviducal egg when they were collected in early May-early July as non-reproductive.
Females were considered mature when they had at least one of the following characteristics: gravidity, ripe ovarian eggs, oviducal gland width over 20 mm in diameter, or a well-developed uterus.
Persistent sex-reversal and oviducal agenesis in adult Xenopus (Silurana) tropicalis frogs following larval exposure to the environmental pollutant ethynylestradiol.
The sperm storage in the oviducal gland of elasmobranchs is an evolutionary conserved mechanism that intends to assure successful insemination in nomadic species or in those with a low density of population such as the benthic batoids fishes (Pratt, 1993).