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a combining form representing salpinx, in compound words:
adjective, combining form
indicating the Fallopian tubes: salpingo-oophorectomy

salpingo- or salping-
Salpinx: salpingitis.


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  • 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. […]

  • Salpingitis

    noun, Pathology. 1. inflammation of a salpinx. noun 1. inflammation of a Fallopian tube salpingitis sal·pin·gi·tis (sāl’pĭn-jī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of a fallopian tube or eustachian tube. sal’pin·git’ic (-jĭt’ĭk) adj.

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