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Infundibulum of uterine tube

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Infundibulum of uterine tube

Infundibulum of uterine tube
Uterus and uterine tubes.
Details
Latin infundibulum tubae uterinae
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12451636
Anatomical terminology

The third part of the uterine tube is the infundibulum. It is between the ampulla and the fimbriae. The infundibulum terminates with the ostium of Fallopian tube, surrounded by fimbriae, one of which (the "ovarian fimbria") is attached to the ovary. Together, the infundibulum and fimbria find the oocyte after ovulation.

References

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External links

  • Anatomy photo:43:04-0103 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center — "The Female Pelvis: The Oviduct"
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