Definitions for fallopian tubefəˈloʊ pi ən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fal•lo′pi•anfəˈloʊ pi ən(n.)
(or Fal•lo′pi•an ) tube`
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.
Category: Biology, Anatomy
Origin of fallopian tube:
1700–10; after Gabriello Fallopio (1523–62), Italian anatomist; see -ian
Fallopian tube, uterine tube, oviduct(noun)
either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus
Either of the two ducts in female mammals through which ova pass from the ovaries to the uterus.
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