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  1. The fallopian tube is lined by a columnar epithelium, some with cilia and some with a secretory function.

Life-Threatening Pregnancy

  1. A life-threatening pregnancy that develops outside the uterus, often in a fallopian tube.


  1. A procedure where fertilized eggs are placed into the fallopian tube of a woman.
  2. Sometimes your doctor can use small tools during the procedure to take out growths or take samples of tissue (biopsy) or open a blocked fallopian tube.


  1. These adhesions can involve other loops of bowel resulting in a partial obstruction (blockage), the ovary, fallopian tube or even the ureter.
  2. If a blocked fallopian tube is the cause of infertility, an oil-based dye may be used during a hysterosalpingogram to remove the blockage.


  1. The catheter is used to place an implant into a fallopian tube. (Web site)

Visual Examination

  1. Falloscopy - Falloposcopy is the visual examination of the inside of the fallopian tube.


  1. ZYGOTE INTRAFALLOPIAN TRANSFER (ZIFT) - The ovum is fertilized in vitro and transferred to the fallopian tube before it divides. (Web site)


  1. During copulation the cloaca or vagina gets inseminated, and then the spermatozoa move through chemotaxis to the ovum inside a Fallopian tube or the uterus. (Web site)

Thin Tube

  1. A thin tube is used to thread a tiny spring-like device through the vagina and uterus into each fallopian tube. (Web site)

Uterine Tube

  1. The secondary oocyte passes into the oviduct (fallopian tube or uterine tube). (Web site)
  2. After an ovum matures, it passes into the uterine tube, or fallopian tube. (Web site)


  1. The egg is then fertilized by the sperm in the part of the Fallopian tube closest to the ovary. (Web site)
  2. The fallopian tube transports eggs and sperm.
  3. Fusion of the sperm with the ovacyte occurs in the Fallopian tube and the resulting diploid zygote becomes embedded in the uterus wall. (Web site)


  1. The capacitated spermatozoon and the oocyte meet and interact in the ampulla of the fallopian tube. (Web site)


  1. The egg travels through the Fallopian tube, where fertilization can take place, to a muscular chamber called the uterus. (Web site)
  2. The usual site of fertilization is the ampulla of the uterine tube [fallopian tube], its longest and widest part. (Web site)
  3. Fertilization is the joining of the egg and the sperm in the outer third of the Fallopian tube closest to the ovary. (Web site)


  1. At ovulation, the follicle ruptures and the oocyte is released into the body cavity and enters the fallopian tube.


  1. The fallopian tube’s function is to conduct the ‘ora’ expelled from the ovaries during ovulation down to the uterus.
  2. Similarly, prophylactic removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes reduces the risk of ovarian, fallopian tube, and peritoneal cancer. (Web site)


  1. When released during ovulation, the fluid stimulates the fimbria to grasp the ovary and coax the egg into the fallopian tube. (Web site)
  2. In adnexal torsion condition, the ovary and sometimes the fallopian tube may be twisted, causing blood flow to and from these parts to be restricted. (Web site)
  3. Fallopian tube – a tube that stretches from the ovary to the uterus.


  1. Most ectopic pregnancies occur in the Fallopian tube (so-called tubal pregnancies), but implantation can also occur in the cervix, ovaries, and abdomen.

Ectopic Pregnancy

  1. This embryo is also from an ectopic pregnancy, this one in the cornu (the part of the uterus to which the Fallopian tube is attached).
  2. An ectopic pregnancy in the left fallopian tube may radiate pain into the upper portion of the abdomen.


  1. The zygote spends the next few days traveling down the Fallopian tube. (Web site)


  1. When ovulation occurs, the ovum (egg) moves into the fallopian tube and then is available for fertilization.
  2. At certain intervals, typically approximately every 28 days, the ovaries release an ovum, which passes through the fallopian tube into the uterus.
  3. Fertilization of the ovum (egg cell) usually takes place in the Fallopian tube.

Fertilized Egg

  1. If a fertilized egg becomes embedded outside the uterus, usually in the fallopian tube, an operation must be performed to remove the developing embryo. (Web site)
  2. The second procedure is done several days later when the fertilized egg (zygote) is placed in her fallopian tube. (Web site)


  1. Fallopian tube One of the tubes or ducts leading on either side from the upper or outer extremity of the ovary to the fundus of the uterus.
  2. It can occur only when an egg, released by the ovary, meets sperm which have swum up through the cervix and uterus into the Fallopian tube. (Web site)
  3. Once fertilized, the egg, which is now called a zygote, moves down the Fallopian tube towards the uterus. (Web site)

Fallopian Tube

  1. Over a regular interval, a process of oogenesis matures one ovum to be sent down the Fallopian tube attached to its ovary in anticipation of fertilization.
  2. Occasionally the fertilized egg will implant outside of the uterus, such as in the cervix or fallopian tube, which is known as an ectopic pregnancy.
  3. After its release from the ovary, the ovum passes into the oviduct (uterine or fallopian tube) and into the uterus. (Web site)


  1. Uterus
  2. Fertilized Egg
  3. Ovum
  4. Ectopic Pregnancy
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