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Oviduct

Definition
noun, plural: oviducts
Any of the pair of ducts or tubes in female reproductive organ through which an ovum passes from the ovary to the uterus (as in mammals) or to the outside (as in oviparous animals).
Supplement
Word origin: NL ┼Źviductus.
Related forms: oviducal, oviductal (adjective).
Synonym: fallopian tube, gonaduct, salpinx, uterine tube.


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