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Medical Term:

ampulla of uterine tube


the wide portion of the uterine tube near the fimbriated extremity; it has a complexly folded mucosa with a columnar epithelium of mostly ciliated cells between which are secretory cells.

Synonym(s): ampulla tubae uterinaeTA

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