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Medical Term:

fimbriae of uterine tube


the irregularly branched or fringed processes surrounding the ampulla at the abdominal opening of the uterine tube; most of the lining epithelial cells have cilia that beat toward the uterus.

Synonym(s): fimbriae tubae uterinaeTA, laciniae tubae

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