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salpingectomy

[ sal-pin-jek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌsæl pɪnˈdʒɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural sal·pin·gec·to·mies.Surgery.
excision of the Fallopian tube.
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Origin of salpingectomy

1885–90; salping- + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for salpingectomy

salpingectomy
/ (ˌsælpɪnˈdʒɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies
surgical removal of a Fallopian tube

Word Origin for salpingectomy

C20: from salpinx + -ectomy
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Medical definitions for salpingectomy

salpingectomy
[ săl′pĭn-jĕktə-mē ]

n.
Surgical removal of the fallopian tube.tubectomy
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