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Meaning of OVIDUCT

Pronunciation:  'owvi`dukt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus
 

OVIDUCT is a 7 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: Fallopian tube, uterine tube
 
 See Also: female internal reproductive organ, female reproductive system, salpinx, uterus, womb

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O"vi*duct\, n. [Ovum + duct: cf. F. oviducte.] (Anat.)
A tube, or duct, for the passage of ova from the ovary to the
exterior of the animal or to the part where further
development takes place. In mammals the oviducts are also
called {Fallopian tubes}.

 

 

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