- a. discovered by Fallopius, 10th-century Italian physician.♦ Fallopian tube, tube conveying egg from ovary to womb.
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Fallopian — Fal*lo pi*an, a. [From Fallopius, or Fallopio, a physician of Modena, who died in 1562.] (Anat.) Pertaining to, or discovered by, Fallopius; as, the Fallopian tubes or oviducts, the ducts or canals which conduct the ova from the ovaries to the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
fallopian — Described by or attributed to Fallopius. * * * fal·lo·pi·an fə lō pē ən adj, often cap relating to or discovered by Fallopius Fal·lop·pio fäl lȯp yō or Fal·lop·pia lȯp yä Gabriele (Latin Gabriel Fal·lo·pi·us fə lō pē əs) (1523 1562) Italian… … Medical dictionary
Fallopian — adjective Discovered (reputedly) by (mainly as in Fallopian tube) … Wiktionary
Fallopian — adj. Fallopian is used with these nouns: ↑tube … Collocations dictionary
fallopian — adj. pertaining to or discovered by Fallopius (16th century Italian anatomist) … English contemporary dictionary
fallopian — fal·lo·pi·an … English syllables
fallopian — fəˈlōpēən adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Gabriel Fallopius (Gabriello Fallopio) died 1562 Italian anatomist + English an : relating to or discovered by Fallopius … Useful english dictionary
Fallopian tube — Schematic frontal view of female anatomy … Wikipedia
Fallopian tube obstruction — Classification and external resources The presence of a hydrosalpinx by sonography indicates distal tubal obstruction ICD 10 N … Wikipedia
Fallopian tubes — plural noun Two tubes or ducts through which the ova pass from the ovary to the uterus, perhaps discovered by him • • • Main Entry: ↑Fallopian … Useful english dictionary