Infundibulum meaning

ĭn'fən-dĭb'yə-ləm
Any of various funnel-shaped bodily passages, openings, structures, or parts, especially:
  • The stalk of the pituitary gland.
  • The calyx of a kidney.
  • The ovarian opening of a fallopian tube.
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Any of various funnel-shaped organs or passages.
  • The extension of the third ventricle of the brain to the pituitary gland.
  • The calyx of a kidney.
  • The ovarian end of a fallopian tube.
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Any of various funnel-shaped bodily passages, openings, structures, or parts, especially:
  • The stalk of the pituitary gland.
  • The calyx of a kidney.
  • The ovarian opening of a fallopian tube.
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(anatomy) A funnel-shaped cavity or organ.
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Origin of infundibulum

  • Latin funnel from īnfundere to pour in infuse
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin infundibulum (“funnel”), from īnfundō (“pour in or upon”).
    From Wiktionary