infundibulum of uterine tube

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infundibulum

 [in-fun-dib´u-lum] (pl. infundi´bula) (L.)
1. any funnel-shaped passage; called also choana.
ethmoidal infundibulum
1. a passage connecting the nasal cavity with the anterior ethmoidal cells and frontal sinus.
2. a sinuous passage connecting the middle meatus of the nose with the anterior ethmoidal cells and often with the frontal sinus.
infundibulum of hypothalamus a hollow, funnel-shaped mass in front of the tuber cinereum, extending to the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland.
infundibulum of uterine tube the distal, funnel-shaped portion of the fallopian (uterine) tube.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·fun·dib·u·lum of u·ter·ine tube

[TA]
the funnellike expansion of the abdominal extremity of the uterine (fallopian) tube.
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in·fun·dib·u·lum of u·ter·ine tube

(in'fŭn-dib'yū-lŭm yū'tĕr-in tūb) [TA]
The funnellike expansion of the abdominal extremity of the uterine (fallopian) tube.
Synonym(s): infundibulum tubae uterinae [TA] , infundibulum (2) .
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