salpingectomy

[sal-pin-jek-tuh-mee]

Origin of salpingectomy

1885–90; salping- + -ectomy
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Examples from the Web for salpingectomy

Historical Examples of salpingectomy

  • Salpingectomy is the cutting away of the whole or of a piece of the Fallopian tube (corresponds to vasectomy in the male).

    Woman

    William J. Robinson

  • Vasectomy, ovariotomy and salpingectomy (with and without complete excision), castration.

  • To consider in the first place the operation of simple sterilization (vasectomy or salpingectomy).

    Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders

    W. H. Triggs, Donald McGavin, Frederick Truby King, J. Sands Elliot, Ada G. Patterson, C.E. Matthews and J. Beck

  • Salpingectomy is more serious, because the operation can not be performed so near the surface of the body.

    Applied Eugenics

    Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson


British Dictionary definitions for salpingectomy

salpingectomy

noun plural -mies
  1. surgical removal of a Fallopian tube

Word Origin for salpingectomy

C20: from salpinx + -ectomy
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salpingectomy in Medicine

salpingectomy

[săl′pĭn-jĕktə-mē]
n.
  1. Surgical removal of the fallopian tube.tubectomy
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