fallopian tube


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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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A woman left unable to have children naturally is calling for lessons to be learned after a hospital removed the wrong fallopian tube during surgery to treat her ectopic pregnancy.
The fastest sperm can get to a Fallopian tube in about 30 minutes, meaning the earliest that conception could occur following sex is in the half-hour range.
Fallopian tube recanalization, on the other hand, is enabling interventional radiologists to treat even the most complicated blockages in the fallopian tubes, helping them attain success in many infertility cases.
Current literature suggests that many high-grade serous carcinomas develop from the distal aspect of the fallopian tube and that serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma is likely the precursor.
In an interview, he said ectopic pregnancy occured when the embryo (fertilised egg) attached itself somewhere other than the uterus such as in one fallopian tube, abdominal cavity or cervix.
- The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Lynparza for use as maintenance treatment of adult patients with deleterious or suspected deleterious germline or somatic BRCA-mutated (gBRCAm or sBRCAm) advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer who are in complete or partial response to 1st-line platinum-based chemotherapy, Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca (OTC: AZNCF) and US-based Merck and Co., Inc., (NYSE: MRK) said.
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In the past decade, advances in histopathology and genetics have resulted in a paradigm shift wherein ovarian, fallopian tube, and peritoneal carcinomas are considered a spectrum of disease originating from the Mullerian compartment rather than separate entities [1].
For example, the gene expression profiles of HGSCs are more similar to fallopian tube epithelium (FTE) than to the ovarian surface epithelium.