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fal·lo·pi·an tubealso Fal·lo·pi·an tube (fə-lō′pē-ən)
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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(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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(or Fal•lo′pi•an) tube`(fəˈloʊ pi ən)
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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Either of a pair of tubes found in female mammals that carry egg cells from the ovaries to the uterus.
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|Noun||1.||Fallopian 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
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Fallopian tube[fəˌləʊpɪənˈtjuːb] N → trompa f de Falopio
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n → Eileiter m
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fallopian tube[fəˈləʊpɪənˈtjuːb] n (Anat) → tuba di Fallopio
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