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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Trompa de Falopio

Fallopian tube (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: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.