[sal-pin-jek-tuh-mee] /ˌsæl pɪnˈdʒɛk tə mi/
noun, plural salpingectomies. Surgery.
excision of the Fallopian tube.
noun (pl) -mies
surgical removal of a Fallopian tube

salpingectomy sal·pin·gec·to·my (sāl’pĭn-jěk’tə-mē)
Surgical removal of the fallopian tube. Also called tubectomy.


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