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Descriptor English: Oviducts
Descriptor Spanish: Oviductos
Descriptor Portuguese: Oviductos
Descriptor French: Oviductes
Entry term(s): Oviduct
Tree number(s): A13.706
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010057
Scope note: Ducts that serve exclusively for the passage of eggs from the ovaries to the exterior of the body. In non-mammals, they are termed oviducts. In mammals, they are highly specialized and known as FALLOPIAN TUBES.
Annotation: non-mammals only; mammals, use FALLOPIAN TUBES; disease probably GENITAL DISEASES, FEMALE + OVIDUCTS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Fallopian Tubes MeSH
DeCS ID: 10233
Unique ID: D010057
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Oviducts - Preferred
Concept UI M0015599
Scope note Ducts that serve exclusively for the passage of eggs from the ovaries to the exterior of the body. In non-mammals, they are termed oviducts. In mammals, they are highly specialized and known as FALLOPIAN TUBES.
Preferred term Oviducts
Entry term(s) Oviduct



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