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Relating to a uterine tube.
Synonym(s): oviducal


Relating to a uterine tube.
Synonym(s): oviducal.


emanating from or pertaining to the oviduct.

oviductal obstruction
may be a congenital defect or the result of infection or injury; adhesions prevent the passage of the ovum, causing infertility from the ipsilateral ovary.

Patient discussion about oviductal

Q. She had an infection in her fallopian tubes. She is recovering now, but can she get pregnant again? My sister had a very bad pregnancy where she had lost her first child. She had an infection in her fallopian tubes. As it was an ectopic pregnancy, she had an operation where they made a small incision in the fallopian tube and removed the embryo. She was depressed for quite a while as she was looking forward to enjoying her new baby. She is recovering now, but can she get pregnant again?

A. i think that was an ectopic pregnancy. of course she can get pregnant again, although the past history of tubal pregnancy increases the risk of developing another ectopic pregnancy in the future. but don't worry, all your sister need to is always consult her health and future-pregnancy condition with her ob-gyn specialist.

i believe that what happened to your sister was non-complicated ectopic pregnancy, because the doctor was just doing the minimal invasive surgery in her fallopian tube. it still has the risks of having another ectopic one in her future pregnancy, but with a complete medical check-up and work-up, i'm sure she will just be doing well.

i just wrote a brief note about ectopic pregnancy, in case you want to read that :

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Oviductal morphology and eggshell formation in the lizard Sceloporus woodi.
Culture of one-cell bovine embryos in explanted mouse oviduct and bovine oviductal epithelial cells.
Effect of macromolecules from oviductal conditioned medium on bovine sperm motion and capacitation.
Five stages were present in the ovarian cycle: (1) no yolk deposition (quiescent); (2) early yolk deposition with basophilic yolk granules present; (3) enlarged preovulatory follicles (> 5 mm diameter); (4) oviductal eggs with eggs in oviducts; and (5) corpora lutea, indicating an egg clutch had been deposited.
Five stages were noted: (1) Quiescent: no yolk deposition; (2) Yolk deposition: early vitellogenesis in progress with basophilic yolk granules; (3) Enlarged follicles > 5 mm; yolk filled follicles are approaching ovulation; (4) Oviductal eggs: ovulation has occurred; (5) Embryos are developing within the oviducts.
Postmortem macroscopic and laboratory results based on uterine, ovarian and oviductal examination were analyzed.
The question of "basal" cells in oviductal and endo-cervical epithelium.
Egg retention and oviductal impaction are some associated complications.
Conventional oviductal ET: Conventional oviduct transfer was performed as control.