Infundibulum of uterine tube

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Infundibulum of uterine tube
Illu cervix.jpg
Uterus and uterine tubes.
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Latin infundibulum tubae uterinae
Gray's p.1257
TA A09.1.02.003
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.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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