Definition of Oviduct. Meaning of Oviduct. Synonyms of Oviduct

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Definition of Oviduct

Oviduct
Oviduct O"vi*duct, n. [Ovum + duct: cf. F. oviducte.] (Anat.) A tube, or duct, for the passage of ova from the ovary to the exterior of the animal or to the part where further development takes place. In mammals the oviducts are also called Fallopian tubes.

Meaning of Oviduct from wikipedia

- known as the oviduct. In female mammals this p****ageway is also known as the uterine tube or Fallopian tube. The eggs travel along the oviduct. These eggs...
- In non-mammalian vertebrates, the equivalent of a Fallopian tube is an oviduct. The name comes from the Catholic priest and anatomist Gabriele Falloppio...
- is small. The oviduct is large and swollen, with the same diameter as atrium. The ****theca is spherical, its diameter twice of oviduct. The long, anteriorly...
- in the oviduct within the mother's body and the embryos are nourished by the egg's yolk and fluids secreted by glands in the walls of the oviduct. The Lamniforme...
- matriphagous behaviours. In viviparous caecilians, the young consume the mother's oviduct lining by s****ing it off with their teeth. In at least two species, Boulengerula...
- organs known as gonads. In females, these gonads are then connected by oviducts to an opening to the outside of the body, typically the cloaca, but sometimes...
- the oviduct cause the spherical egg membrane to distort slightly into an ovoid shape, with the blunt end caudal (i.e. furthest down the oviduct and closest...
- line the oviduct. This stimulates the secretion of fluids rich in lipids and mucoproteins on which they feed along with s****ings from the oviduct wall....
- formed from the layers of secretions of the anterior section of the hen's oviduct during the p****age of the egg. It forms around fertilized or unfertilized...
- lesion). Infection of chickens at puberty, during the oviduct development, will impede oviduct formation and destroy ****ure laying capacity, resulting...
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