fallopian tubefal·lo·pi·an tube
either of two slender tubes that carry ova from the ovaries to the uterus
Origin of fallopian tubeafter Gabriel Fallopius (L form of Gabriello Fallopio), 1523-62, Italian anatomist
also Fal·lo·pi·an tube
Either of a pair of slender ducts through which ova pass from the ovary to the uterus in the female reproductive system of humans and other mammals. Also called oviduct.
Origin of fallopian tubeAfter Gabriele Fallopio, (1523–1562), Italian anatomist.