- inflammation of a salpinx.
Origin of salpingitis
1860–65; salping- + -itis
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Examples from the Web for salpingitis
A salpingitis has the same effect in causing sterility in the female as has an epididymitis in the male.Woman
William J. Robinson
In acute cases of salpingitis the cœlomic ostium is open and the infective material can be seen leaking from it (Fig. 3).
Salpingitis, sal-pin-jī′tis, n. inflammation of a Fallopian tube.
- inflammation of a Fallopian tube
C19: from salpinx + -itis
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- Inflammation of a fallopian tube or eustachian tube.
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