oviduct

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noun ovi·duct \ˈō-və-ˌdəkt\

Definition of oviduct

  1. :  a tube that allows for the passage of eggs from an ovary

oviductal

play \ˌō-və-ˈdək-təl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of oviduct

New Latin oviductus, from ov- + ductus duct


First Known Use: 1672


OVIDUCT Defined for English Language Learners

oviduct

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noun ovi·duct \ˈō-və-ˌdəkt\

Definition of oviduct for English Language Learners

  • biology : a tube through which eggs pass from the ovary of a female animal


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oviduct

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noun ovi·duct \ˈō-və-ˌdəkt\

Medical Definition of oviduct

  1. :  a tube that allows for the passage of eggs from an ovary


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