Definition of Fallopian tube

1. Noun. Either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus.


Definition of Fallopian tube

1. Noun. (anatomy) Either of the two ducts in female mammals through which ova pass from the ovary ovaries to the uterus. ¹

2. Adjective. (alternative capitalization of Fallopian tube) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Fallopian tube

1. The paired tubes which connect the ovaries to the uterus and conduct the egg to the uterus. (27 Sep 1997)

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Literary usage of Fallopian tube

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Luther Holden (1878)
"Г, still more advanced from the human fœtus of three months ; я, the body of the uterus ; ft, the round ligament ; c, the fallopian tube« ; d, ..."

2. The Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body by Matthew Baillie, James Wardrop (1833)
"08 DISEASED APPEARANCES The very small aperture by which the fallopian tube communicates with the cavity of the uterus is sometimes obliterated, ..."

3. A Treatise on human physiology by John Call Dalton (1875)
"fallopian tube—The egg, in the first place, as it passes down the fallopian tube, becomes covered with an albuminous secretion. In birds, this secretion is ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"The sigmoid adhesion as typically seen involving the fallopian tube. from previous mild cases of pelvic infection, in which the ovary may or may not have ..."

5. A Text-book of physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"How the entrance of the ovum into the fallopian tube is secured is not exactly known. Some maintain that the ovary is grasped by the trumpet-shaped ..."

6. A System of surgery v.2: Pathological, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Operative by Samuel David Gross (1872)
"DISEASES OF THE fallopian tube AND BROAD LIGAMENTS. Owing to the great difficulty of their diagnosis, the diseases of the fallopian tube offer, ..."

7. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The fallopian tube consists of three coats—serous, muscular, ... The general direction of the fallopian tube is outward and upward, backward and downward ..."

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