ovarian fimbria

ovarian fimbria
fimbria ovarica [TA] the longest of the processes that make up the fimbriae tubae uterinae, extending along the free border of the mesosalpinx; it is fused to the ovary, so that the ostium of the tube relates to the ovary.


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