uterine tube


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Noun1.uterine tube - either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterusuterine 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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The unfused part of the paramesonephric ducts signals that the uterine tube is being formed towards the uterine horn.
The uterine horns, fallopian tubes and ovaries were identified and right sided uterine tube of each rat (group A, B, C,) was dissected out and put into 10% formalin for fixation.
The interstitial and trunk part of the uterine tube, the proper ovary ligament (ligamentum ovarii proprium) and the round ligament are located in the cornual area near the uterus.
McEntee, "Pathology of the canine and feline uterine tube," Veterinary Pathology, vol.
At 30 days of gestation, the uterine tube (infundibulum, ampulla and isthmus) had cubic epithelium and loose connective tissue lining externally the organ.
PID is very common and Chlamydia trachomatis infection is one of the most significant causes of chronic uterine tube inflammation [8].
The researchers took somatic cells from the uterine tube of an adult cow and cultivated them in a culture with a low concentration of nutrients, so that they stopped dividing and became, like fertilized eggs, able to differentiate into body parts.
Estrogen produces proliferation in the functional layer of the endometrium and the differentiation in the ciliated and secretory epithelium of the uterine tube. Progesterone produces differentiation in the functional layer of the endometrium and the produces mitosis in the stroma of the endometrium.