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fallopian tubes


The study indicated that by having their ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, women with the breast-cancer gene can reduce their 50% to 85% lifetime risk of developing breast cancer by 75%.
  a pair of slender ducts through which eggs migrate from the ovaries to the uterus and where sperm and egg meet in normal conception
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  • The study indicated that by having their ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, women with the breast-cancer gene can reduce their 50% to 85% lifetime risk of developing breast cancer by 75%.
  • Thick clusters were heaped on top of the ovaries and fallopian tubes.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • They went to see a gynecologist and discovered that Deanna’s fallopian tubes had been scarred and that having a child was impossible.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • Jenny had suffered several severe bouts of endometriosis before we were married and had undergone laparoscopic surgery to remove excess scar tissue from her fallopian tubes, none of which boded well for her fertility.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me

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    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
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Associated words [difficulty]:   fallopian tubes [9] , fetus [1] , embryo [4] , uterus [4] , placenta [5]
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