Glossary of Medical Terms

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Short filamentous structure on a bacterial cell, although flagella-like in structure, usually gift in much copies and not involved in motility. Plays a role in adherence to surfaces and in the formation of pellicles. See: pilus. The finger-like projections at the ends of the fallopian tubes which person the ovaries. The fimbria collect released ova and deliver them into the tubes, which then carry the ovum or ova into the uterus.
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