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salpingo-

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  1. a combining form representing salpinx in compound words: salpingotomy.
Also especially before a vowel, salping-.

Origin of salpingo-

< New Latin < Greek salping- (stem of sálpinx) trumpet + -o- -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for salpingo-

salpingo-

adjective, combining form
  1. indicating the Fallopian tubessalpingo-oophorectomy

Word Origin

C20: from salpinx
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salpingo- in Medicine

salpingo-

pref.
  1. Salpinx:salpingitis.
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