|Fallopian tube (fəˈləʊpɪən)|
|See oviduct either of a pair of slender tubes through which ova pass from the ovaries to the uterus in female mammalsRelated: oviducal, oviductal|
|Related: oviducal, oviductal|
|[C18: named after Gabriello Fallopio (1523--62), Italian anatomist who first described the tubes]|
fallopian tube or Fallopian tube
Either of a pair of slender tubes from each ovary to the side of the fundus of the uterus, through which the ova pass. Also called gonaduct, oviduct, salpinx, uterine tube.