Definitions for "Fimbriae"
fingerlike structures, especially the lateral ends of the uterine (Fallopian) tubes
(Latin, fimbria = a fringe) fingerlike projections at the ovarian end of uterine tube. At ovulation they sit over the ovary to aid egg movement into the uterine tube. (More? Week 1 Notes)
Fingerlike protrusions from the ends of the fallopian tubes that retrieve the egg or eggs at the time of ovulation.