[ UK /ˈəʊvɪdˌʌkt/ ]
- either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus
How To Use oviduct In A Sentence
- In females, in the absence of the testes, the Müllerian ducts develop into the oviducts, which transport eggs from the ovaries to the uterus, while the Wolffian ducts degenerate.
- Mature eggs pass from the oviduct along the ovipositor to be placed between leaves, along with an adhesive that attaches the eggs to the leaves and keeps the leaves together.
- The female system also produces eggs in the ovaries and transports via the oviduct to the gonopore. Platyhelminthes
- In all the Gnathostomes the Wolffian duct is converted into the spermaduct, and the Mullerian duct into the oviduct. The Evolution of Man — Volume 2
- Their lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, ovaries and oviducts were all infected.
- At present, the research of chicken oviduct bioreactor focus on the expression of exogenous gene regulated by the ovalbumin 5′-flanking regulatory region.
- The ostium leads to the second portion of the oviduct, the ampulla, which is the duct's dilated mid-portion where fertilization usually occurs.
- The infundibulum is a sclerotized length of the spermathecal duct that opens at its tip into the oviduct and into the bursa about a quarter of its length toward the spermatheca.
- Protein-secreting cells in the oviduct lining add a thickening layer to its membrane, and then coat it with about half the final volume of the egg white, or albumen from the Latin albus, meaning “white”. On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
- The ovary was grasped with a hemostat, a ligature was placed around the oviduct and blood vessels, and the ovary was removed.