fallopian tube


fal·lo·pi·an tube

noun, often capitalized F \fə-ˈlō-pē-ən-\

Definition of FALLOPIAN TUBE

:  either of the pair of tubes that carry the egg from the ovary to the uterus

Origin of FALLOPIAN TUBE

Gabriel Fallopius †1562 Italian anatomist
First Known Use: circa 1696

fallopian tube

noun , often capitalized F    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FALLOPIAN TUBE

: either of the pair of tubes that carry the eggs from the ovary to the uterus—called also uterine tube

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