The funnel-like expansion of the abdominal extremity of the uterine tube[MP]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infundibulum_of_uterine_tube MP:0009466 ]

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Term information

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definition

The funnel-like expansion of the abdominal extremity of the uterine tube[MP].

depicted by

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external definition

The third part of the uterine tube is the infundibulum. It terminates with the ostium of Fallopian tube, surrounded by fimbriae, one of which is attached to the ovary[Wikipedia:Infundibulum_of_uterine_tube].

has broad synonym

infundibulum

has exact synonym

infundibulum of oviduct

infundibulum of uterine tube

has narrow synonym

infundibulum of fallopian tube

has related synonym

infundibulum tubae uterinae

id

UBERON:0003984

present in taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_8782

taxon notes

In mammals, the uterine tube infundibulum is part of the fallopian tube. In birds, where there is no fallopian tube, the uterine tube infundibulum is part of the oviduct.