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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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  • Salpingocele

    salpingocele sal·pin·go·cele (sāl-pĭng’gə-sēl’) n. Hernia of a fallopian tube.

  • Salpingography

    salpingography sal·pin·gog·ra·phy (sāl’pĭng-gŏg’rə-fē) n. Radiographic visualization of the fallopian tubes after injection of a radiopaque substance.

  • Salpingolysis

    salpingolysis sal·pin·gol·y·sis (sāl’pĭng-gŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. A surgical procedure for freeing a fallopian tube from adhesions.

  • Salpingo-oophorectomy

    salpingo-oophorectomy sal·pin·go-o·o·pho·rec·to·my (sāl-pĭng’gō-ō’ə-fə-rěk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of an ovary and its fallopian tube.

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