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The Fallopian Tube

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The fallopian tube carries an egg from the ovary to the uterus. Unless a biological abnormality, surgery, or ectopic pregnancy caused the loss of one tube, women should have two uterine tubes in their bodies.There are two fallopian tubes that measure about 10cm long. They enter the uterus from the superior surface of the uterus. The outer end of the tube is expanded and has an opening into the peritoneal cavity which is surrounded by numerous fringe like processes called fimbriae and the middle of the fallopian tube curves around the ovary. The fallopian tubes have muscular walls that continues with the uterus. The inner lining is is formed of ciliated epithelium where as the the outer surface is covered by the peritoneal cavity. The function
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