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Hormones Detected in Tubal Fluids ............................................. References. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 31 33 34 43 45 48 Introduction In the absence of pathological conditions, fluid can be detected in the lumen of the Fallopian tube throughout the reproductive lifespan. It varies in volume and composition according to the stage of the ovarian cycle or pregnancy, and is most abundant at the time when gametes or embryos would be present in the tubes.

The gross morphology of the Fallopian tube of the domestic pig, with transverse sec- tions through the ampulla (2), the isthmus (3) and the utero-tubal junction (4). The distribution of the muscular layers and lymph vessels of the mucosa is especially well illustrated (Andersen 1927) 21 Fig. 8. The intra-mural region of the human Fallopian tube to illustrate the complex arrangement of the smooth muscle layers that permits the formation of a physiological sphincter. (Adapted from Vasen 1959) of the intra-mural portion of the tube to be strongly constricted (Vasen 1959; Rocker 1964).

30 31 33 34 43 45 48 Introduction In the absence of pathological conditions, fluid can be detected in the lumen of the Fallopian tube throughout the reproductive lifespan. It varies in volume and composition according to the stage of the ovarian cycle or pregnancy, and is most abundant at the time when gametes or embryos would be present in the tubes. Accordingly, tubal fluid might be viewed as of critical importance in the events of fertilization and subsequent cleavage of the zygote, not least since there are no fixed morphological relationships between the embryo and the endosalpinx during its progression towards the uterus.

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