fimbriae of uterine tube

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fimbria

 [fim´bre-ah] (pl. fim´briae) (L.)
1. a fringe, border, or edge; a fringelike structure.
2. pilus (def. 2).
fimbriae of fallopian tube the numerous divergent fringelike processes on the distal part of the infundibulum of the fallopian tube; called also fimbriae of uterine tube.
fimbria hippocam´pi the band of white matter along the median edge of the ventricular surface of the hippocampus.
fimbriae of uterine tube fimbriae of fallopian tube.

fim·'bri·ae of u·ter·ine tube

[TA]
the irregularly branched or fringed processes surrounding the ampulla at the abdominal opening of the uterine tube; most of the lining epithelial cells have cilia that beat toward the uterus.

fimbriae of uterine tube

the branched fingerlike projections at the distal end of each of the fallopian tubes. The projections are connected to the ovary and have epithelial cells with cilia that serve to move the ovum toward the uterus. Also called fimbriae tubae.

fim·bri·ae of u·ter·ine tube

(fim'brē-ē yū'tĕr-in tūb) [TA]
The irregularly branched or fringed processes surrounding the ampulla at the abdominal opening of the uterine tube; most of the lining epithelial cells have cilia that beat toward the uterus.
Synonym(s): fimbriae ovaricae [TA] .

Richard,

Felix Adolphe, Paris surgeon, 1822-1872.
Richard fringes - Synonym(s): fimbriae of uterine tube