Each of these cavities terminates in a fallopian tube, which opens into the capsule of an ovarium.
Ophorectomy signifies the removal through an abdominal incision of an ovary and fallopian tube for affections mainly inflammatory.
1706, from Latinized form of the name of Gabriello Fallopio (1523-1562), Italian anatomist who first described them.
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.