9 Grammatical Pitfalls
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.