a narrow duct (there are two in the female genital tract) that receives the egg from the ovary, and in which the egg and the sperm meet for fertilization. "Salpingitis" refers to inflammation of the fallopian tube.
One of a pair of tubes through which the ripened ovum is transported from the ovary towards the uterus. In the fertile phase sperm may pass from the uterus towards the outer end of the fallopian tube where fertilisation normally takes place.
One of the two Fallopian tubes that transport the egg from the ovary to the uterus (the womb). In the diagram, the Fallopian tubes are not labeled but are well shown running between the uterus and ovaries. See the entire definition of Fallopian tube
The tube that extends from the top of the uterus out near the ovary. The function of the fallopian tube is to pick up the egg from the ovary, provide a location for fertilization and acts as an incubator, nourishing the embryo for the first couple of days of life, prior to implantation in the uterus.
There are two fallopian tubes, one each side of the uterus, that lead from the area of the ovaries into the uterine cavity. When an ovary releases an egg, the nearest fallopian tube draws it in and transports it down to the uterus.