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Ampulla of uterine tube

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Ampulla of uterine tube

Ampulla of uterine tube
Latin ampulla tubae uterinae
Anatomical terminology

The ampulla is the second portion of the fallopiantube. It is an intermediate dilated portion, which curves over the ovary.

It is the most common site of mouse and human fertilization.

The word ampulla is from Latin for flask.

External links

  • Anatomy photo:43:04-0104 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Female Pelvis: The Oviduct"

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