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any solanaceous plant of the Chilean genus Salpiglossis, some species of which are cultivated for their bright funnel-shaped flowers


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  • Salping-

    1. a combining form representing salpinx, in compound words: salpingotomy. adjective, combining form 1. indicating the Fallopian tubes: salpingo-oophorectomy salpingo- or salping- pref. Salpinx: salpingitis.

  • Salpingectomy

    [sal-pin-jek-tuh-mee] /ˌsæl pɪnˈdʒɛk tə mi/ noun, plural salpingectomies. Surgery. 1. excision of the Fallopian tube. salpingectomy /ˌsælpɪnˈdʒɛktəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. surgical removal of a Fallopian tube salpingectomy sal·pin·gec·to·my (sāl’pĭn-jěk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of the fallopian tube. Also called tubectomy.

  • Salpingemphraxis

    salpingemphraxis sal·pin·gem·phrax·is (sāl’pĭn-jěm-frāk’sĭs) n. Obstruction of a eustachian tube or fallopian tube.

  • Salpingian

    noun, plural salpinges [sal-pin-jeez] /sælˈpɪn dʒiz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a trumpet-shaped tube, as a Fallopian or Eustachian tube. noun (pl) salpinges (sælˈpɪndʒiːz) 1. (anatomy) another name for Fallopian tube, Eustachian tube salpingian sal·pin·gi·an (sāl-pĭn’jē-ən) adj. Relating to a fallopian tube or a eustachian tube. salpinx sal·pinx (sāl’pĭngks) n. pl. sal·pin·ges (sāl-pĭn’jēz) See fallopian tube. […]

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