Fallopian tube

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Fallopian tube either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus
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Usage

In literature:

The Fallopian tubes are rarely absent on either side, although Blasius reports an instance of deficient oviducts.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The are located in the broad ligaments between the uterus and the Fallopian tubes.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
Folds of the peritoneum which support the womb and contain the Fallopian tubes and ovaries.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Disease, how we catch, III, 409; tendency to, III, 416; vice and, I, 4; of womb, ovaries or fallopian tubes, II, 199.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
Upon either side, at its upper and larger end, is a minute opening, the mouth of the Fallopian tube.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
In his view the uterus corresponded to the stomach, the vagina to the oesophagus, the fallopian tubes to the intestine, and so on.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
The fateful meeting of the sperm and the ovum takes place usually in the upper end of one of the fallopian tubes.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
The Greek name for the Fallopian tube is salpinx (salpinx in Greek means tube).
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
This tube you will remember is called the fallopian tube.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
This is called the Fallopian tube.
"Treatise on the Diseases of Women" by Lydia E. Pinkham
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In news:

Endometriosis (en-doe-mee-tree-O-sis) occurs when fragments of endometrial tissue develop outside the uterus, such as in or on the ovaries, the fallopian tubes, or other places in the abdominal cavity.
This tissue can be found on the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, the bladder, and the bowel.
Endometriosis (EN-doe-mee-tree-OH-sis) occurs when the tissue that lines the uterus begins to grow in other locations, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, or abdominal cavity.
'Amazing Race': Ping Pong and Frog Fallopian Tubes.
For the phase 1 (pharmacokinetic) study, eligible patients had measurable, recurrent or persistent epithelial ovarian, primary peritoneal, or fallopian tube carcinoma with a maximum of two prior chemotherapy regimens.
The uterus is joined at the cervix to the vagina and by the fallopian or uterine tubes to the ovaries.
Ovarian cancer may start in the fallopian tubes.
The ovaries are connected to the uterus by the uterine tubes (fallopian tubes).
When the end of menstruation is near, one of the ovaries begins to prepare an egg, also called an ovum, to be released into one of the fallopian tubes.
It's not allergies — my fallopian tubes are spasming to prevent conception.
Six years ago, after the birth of her third child, she had her fallopian tubes surgically closed to prevent further pregnancies, a tubal ligation.
Fallopian tube disease causes about 20 percent of treated infertility cases.
The fimbria is a fringe around the opening of a fallopian tube, in the direction of the ovary , but not attached to the ovary .
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, also called P-I-D, is a bacterial infection that usually begins in the cervix, and spreads to the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and other areas in the pelvic region.
For fertilization (and pregnancy) to occur, sperm must travel from Point A—the male reproductive system—to Point B—the female fallopian tube, where an egg is waiting.
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