Ampulla of Fallopian tube

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Ampulla of Fallopian tube
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Identifiers
Latin ampulla tubae Fallopian
TA A09.1.02.006
FMA 18305
Anatomical terminology

The ampulla is the third portion of the fallopian tube. It is an intermediate dilated portion, which curves over the ovary.

It is the most common site of human fertilization.

The word ampulla is from Latin for flask.

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