Definition of oviduct in English:

oviduct

noun

Anatomy Zoology
  • The tube through which an ovum or egg passes from an ovary.

    • ‘Their lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, ovaries and oviducts were all infected.’
    • ‘The paired eggs suggest that these dinosaurs retained two functioning ovaries and oviducts, each producing a single egg at a time.’
    • ‘The innermost parts of these ducts remain separate, and become the Fallopian tubes, or oviducts; the lower parts fuse, and develop into the uterus and vagina.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation:

oviduct

/ˈōvəˌdəkt/