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Meaning of fallopian tube

fal•lo'pi•an tube"

Pronunciation: (fu-lō'pē-un), [key]
  1. one of a pair of long, slender ducts in the female abdomen that transport ova from the ovary to the uterus and, in fertilization, transport sperm cells from the uterus to the released ova; the oviduct of higher mammals.
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