Ampulla of Fallopian tube

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Ampulla of Fallopian tube
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Latin ampulla tubae Fallopian
TA A09.1.02.006
FMA 18305
Anatomical terminology
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The ampulla is the third portion of the fallopian tube. It is an intermediate dilated portion, which curves over the ovary.

It is the most common site of human fertilization.

The word ampulla is from Latin for flask.

External links

  • Anatomy photo:43:04-0104 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Female Pelvis: The Oviduct"

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