Infundibulum of uterine tube

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Infundibulum of uterine tube
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Uterus and uterine tubes.
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Details
Latin infundibulum tubae uterinae
Identifiers
Gray's p.1257
Dorlands
/Elsevier
12451636
TA A09.1.02.003
FMA FMA:18307
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.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.