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fal·lo·pi·an tube

also Fal·lo·pi·an tube  (fə-lō′pē-ən)
n.
Either of a pair of slender ducts through which ova pass from the ovary to the uterus in the female reproductive system of humans and other mammals.

[After Gabriele Fallopio (1523-1562), Italian anatomist.]
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Fallopian tube

(fəˈləʊpɪən)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) either of a pair of slender tubes through which ova pass from the ovaries to the uterus in female mammals. See oviduct
[C18: named after Gabriello Fallopio (1523–62), Italian anatomist who first described the tubes]
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fal•lo′pi•an

(or Fal•lo′pi•an) tube`

(fəˈloʊ pi ən)
n.
either of a pair of long slender ducts in the female abdomen that transport ova from the ovary to the uterus and in fertilization transport sperm cells from the uterus to the released ova.
[1700–10; after Gabriello Fallopio (1523–62), Italian anatomist; see -ian]
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fal·lo·pi·an tube

(fə-lō′pē-ən)
Either of a pair of tubes found in female mammals that carry egg cells from the ovaries to the uterus.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fallopian tube - either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterusFallopian tube - 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
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Translations

Fallopian tube

[fəˌləʊpɪənˈtjuːb] Ntrompa f de Falopio
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Fallopian tube

nEileiter m
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fallopian tube

[fəˈləʊpɪənˈtjuːb] n (Anat) → tuba di Fallopio
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Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy with uterine tubes using a power morcellator, posterior colpotomy, and superficial conization of the cervix was performed.
The paired duct begins to fuse from vaginal plate and forms the primordial body of the uterus and the unfused lateral arms form the uterine tubes. [1,2,3,4,5]
Disorders of canine uterus and uterine tubes. In: Canine and Feline Theriogenology.