fallopian tube

Pronunciation: (fuh-LOH-pee-in...)

A slender tube through which eggs pass from an ovary to the uterus. In the female reproductive tract, there is one ovary and one fallopian tube on each side of the uterus.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Anatomy of the female reproductive system. The organs in the female reproductive system include the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, and vagina. The uterus has a muscular outer layer called the myometrium and an inner lining called the endometrium. Anatomía del aparato reproductor femenino. Los órganos del aparato reproductor femenino incluyen el útero, los ovarios, las trompas de Falopio, el cuello uterino y la vagina. El útero tiene una capa muscular externa que se llama miometrio y un revestimiento interno que se llama endometrio. Date last modified: 2009-08-28