Fallopian
Fallopian Fal*lo"pi*an, a. [From Fallopius, or Fallopio, a physician of Modena, who died in 1562.] (Anat.) Pertaining to, or discovered by, Fallopius; as, the Fallopian tubes or oviducts, the ducts or canals which conduct the ova from the ovaries to the uterus. [1913 Webster]

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  • fallopian — Described by or attributed to Fallopius. * * * fal·lo·pi·an fə lō pē ən adj, often cap relating to or discovered by Fallopius Fal·lop·pio fäl lȯp yō or Fal·lop·pia lȯp yä Gabriele (Latin Gabriel Fal·lo·pi·us fə lō pē əs) (1523 1562) Italian… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fallopian — adjective Discovered (reputedly) by (mainly as in Fallopian tube) …   Wiktionary

  • Fallopian — adj. Fallopian is used with these nouns: ↑tube …   Collocations dictionary

  • Fallopian —   a. discovered by Fallopius, 10th century Italian physician.    ♦ Fallopian tube, tube conveying egg from ovary to womb …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • fallopian — adj. pertaining to or discovered by Fallopius (16th century Italian anatomist) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fallopian — fal·lo·pi·an …   English syllables

  • fallopian — fəˈlōpēən adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Gabriel Fallopius (Gabriello Fallopio) died 1562 Italian anatomist + English an : relating to or discovered by Fallopius …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fallopian tube — Schematic frontal view of female anatomy …   Wikipedia

  • Fallopian tube obstruction — Classification and external resources The presence of a hydrosalpinx by sonography indicates distal tubal obstruction ICD 10 N …   Wikipedia

  • Fallopian tubes — plural noun Two tubes or ducts through which the ova pass from the ovary to the uterus, perhaps discovered by him • • • Main Entry: ↑Fallopian …   Useful english dictionary

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