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Tubal \Tub"al\, a. Of or pertaining to a tube; specifically, of or pertaining to one of the Fallopian tubes; as, tubal pregnancy.


a. Of or pertaining to a tube.


adj. of or relating to occurring in a tube such as e.g. the fallopian tube or eustachian tube; "tubal ligation"; "tubal pregnancy"


Tubal in Genesis 10 (the " Table of Nations"), was the name of a son of Japheth, son of Noah.

Tubal (disambiguation)

Tubal was a son of Japheth, son of Noah.

Tubal may also refer to:

  • Tubal-cain, a figure in Genesis 4.
  • Tubal (character), a character in The Merchant of Venice
  • Tubal Rabbi Cain (born 1964), Nigerian writer
  • Tubal Uriah Butler (1897-1977), Grenadian-born preacher and labour leader in Trinidad and Tobago

Usage examples of "tubal".

Tolberg has an example of hymen integrum after the birth of a fetus five months old, and there is recorded a case of tubal pregnancy in which the hymen was intact.

For the record runs that Lamech had three sons, Jabal, Jubal, and Tubal--Jabal who became the father of those who live in tents and have cattle, Jubal the father of those that handle the harp and the organ, and Tubal the father of those who work in brass and iron.

There were two men and one woman, clinging to the tubal network with prehensile toes.

Sefan, like Tubal, had flunked Biosociology and was staying through vacation to study for a make-up exam.

We are told that the sons of Japheth were Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.

Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.

The doctors discovered a very small benign tumor in Audra's womb, and they said it was a lucky thing because, although it wouldn't have prevented her from getting pregnant, it might have caused a tubal pregnancy.

Flickman now was advocating mandatory tubal ligations for all single mothers applying for food stamps.

Tubal himself was in his own cramped quarters, polishing off a huge flagon of Denebian liquor in two gulps.

I tried to concentrate on what Blanche was saying, but all I could think about was that even at my age, a tubal ligation probably wasn't out of the question.

They appeared to be in their forties, but they might not have started to have a family until late, and then tried in vain for a while, going through a tubal pregnancy before finding out that Elena could no longer conceive.

We had a dead guy who stayed here a few days, and it says on his death certificate that he croaked because of a tubal pregnancy.