• WordNet 3.6
    • adj tubal of or relating to occurring in a tube such as e.g. the Fallopian tube or Eustachian tube "tubal ligation","tubal pregnancy"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Tubal Of or pertaining to a tube; specifically, of or pertaining to one of the Fallopian tubes; as, tubal pregnancy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tubal In medicine, of or relating to one of the passages called tubes in the body, more commonly the Fallopian tube.
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In literature:

There are old records of tubal cysts weighing over 100 pounds.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Central Asia Minor (Tubal and Meshech) supplies slaves and vessels of brass, and the Greeks of Ionia do the like.
"History of Phoenicia" by George Rawlinson
CLEONTE: Catalequi tubal ourin soter amalouchan.
"The Middle Class Gentleman" by Moliere
At first Zaragoza tried to persuade Tubal to pay the visit to the king, but in vain.
"Filipino Popular Tales" by Dean S. Fansler
Tubal is found in the Siberians.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
Tubal-cain signifies, produce property.
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
Rather think he was a partner of TUBAL.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, March 15, 1890" by Various
The Jew enters in the third scene, and from that point, to the famous scene with Tubal, all passed off with considerable applause.
"Notes and Queries, Number 229, March 18, 1854" by Various
Gog is Russia, and the Russians are the descendants of the joint colony of Meshech and Tubal and the little horn of Daniel.
"Ghetto Tragedies" by Israel Zangwill
She is expected to guard his gold and silver and to listen to his discussions with Tubal and Chus about the hated Antonio and his bond.
"Shakespeare in the Theatre" by William Poel

In poetry:

"God is with us; He shall speed us;
Or (if this vile crew impede us)
Let some light into their brain,
By the sword of Tubal Cain."
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Not as they died, though never mortal men
Since Tubal Cain first forged his cruel blade
Fought as they fought, nor ever shall agen
Such Leader be obeyed!
"An Elegiac Ode" by James Barron Hope

In news:

In theory, infections that arise after female genital mutilation (FGM) in childhood might ascend to the internal genitalia, causing inflammation and scarring and subsequent tubal-factor infertility.
Can tubal ligation lessen risk of ovarian cancer.
Will having a tubal ligation lessen my chance of developing it.
A slide show explaining tubal ligation .
Six years ago, after the birth of her third child, she had her fallopian tubes surgically closed to prevent further pregnancies, a tubal ligation.
What to consider about tubal ligation, vasectomy, and other options.
00 AM on 11/26, issued at 2:39 AM Alma, GA Baxley, GA Blackshear, GA Bristol, GA. What to consider about tubal ligation, vasectomy, and other options.
A slide show explaining tubal ligation.
If you're having trouble conceiving, talk to your doctor about the possibility of tubal disease, especially if you've had an STD (S-T-D) such as gonorrhea, syphilis, or chlamydia.
About one million women undergo a tubal ligation every year, ending the chance of having a baby.
Chinese Patent Issued for Herbal Treatment for Tubal Adhesions.
Nearly a quarter of women of reproductive age in the United States relies on a tubal ligation – having the "tubes tied" – for contraception.