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noun, plural: oviducts

Any of the pair of ducts or tubes in female reproductive organ through which an ovum passes from the ovary to the uterus (as in mammals) or to the outside (as in oviparous animals).


Word origin: NL ┼Źviductus.

Related forms: oviducal, oviductal (adjective).

Synonym: fallopian tube, gonaduct, salpinx, uterine tube.

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Chromosomes And Heredity

... the process. The answer lie between mitosis and fertilization. Fertilization occurs internally when the sperms meet the ovum as it passes dowm the oviduct and they fuse together. The nucleus of the sperm and the egg must be fused before the genetic materials of the both parents can be effectively ...

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by chikis
Wed May 16, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosomes And Heredity
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egg yolk...

... at a step called candling (just looking an egg facing a strong light source to avoid eggs containing blood and cell residues from the hen oviduct). In fact here in Canada I have seen some box of eggs labeled double yolks, probably for the fun loving one ready to pay a premium for this ...

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Wed Jan 18, 2006 5:50 am
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Topic: egg yolk...
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Female and male sex cell question

Click the image to see full view size Female route: Ovarium - fimbriae - oviduct (isthmus) - uterus - cervix - vagina - (vulva) http://www.irishhealth.com/content/image/550/Image1.jpg --- Male route: Testis - ductus efferentes - epididymis - ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Dec 12, 2005 8:18 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Female and male sex cell question
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the biological body cell has "sub-totipotency property&

... sheep was cloned by the mammary gland cell two years ago. Japan and New Zealand scientist not long ago succeeded in cloning with the ovary and oviduct cell respectively. Yang Xianzhong, scientist of Chinese origin of U.S.A., has succeded in cloing "Amy" with ox's ear cell recently. It is reported ...

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by sogooood
Thu Oct 06, 2005 3:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: the biological body cell has "sub-totipotency property&
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