ovarian fimbria

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o·var·i·an fim·bri·a

the longest of the fimbriae of the uterine tube; it extends from the infundibulum to the ovary.

ovarian fimbria

the longest of the processes that make up the uterine fimbria tube, extending along the free border of the mesosalpinx. It is fused to the ovary, so that the ostium of the tube relates to the ovary. Also called fimbriated extremity of fallopian tube.


pl. fimbriae [L.]
1. a fringe, border or edge; a fringelike structure.
2. one of the minute filamentous appendages of certain bacteria; associated with antigenic properties of the cell surface. See also pilus, adhesin.

fimbria hippocampi
the band of white matter along the median edge of the ventricular surface of the hippocampus.
ovarian fimbria
occur together with the fimbriae of the uterine horn. Located in the ovulation fossa.
uterine tube fimbria
the numerous divergent fringelike processes on the distal part of the infundibulum of the uterine tube.