Definitions for "Fallopian tubes"
Keywords:  ovary, uterus, ovum, egg, oviduct
Click here to view diagram - pair of narrow tubes that carry the ovum (egg) from the ovary to the uterus.
part of the female reproductive system, these tubes carry eggs from the ovaries to the uterus (or womb).
Also called the oviduct, it is one of a pair of ducts that lead from the peritoneal cavity over the ovary to the uterus. The tubes serve to lead the ovum to the uterus and the spermatozoa to the ovaries. The fallopian tubes are located in the lower abdomen by a broad ligament called the mesosalpinx.