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salpingitis

[ sal-pin-jahy-tis ]

noun

, Pathology.
  1. inflammation of a salpinx.


salpingitis

/ ˌsælpɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs; ˌsælpɪnˈdʒɪtɪk /

noun

  1. inflammation of a Fallopian tube


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Derived Forms

  • salpingitic, adjective

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Other Words From

  • sal·pin·git·ic [sal-pin-, jit, -ik], adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of salpingitis1

1860–65; salping- ( def ) + -itis

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Word History and Origins

Origin of salpingitis1

C19: from salpinx + -itis

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Example Sentences

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.

The marriage occurred and some months later the young woman went to her grave, a victim of gonorrheal salpingitis and peritonitis.

Tuberculous salpingitis is usually secondary to other tuberculous infections.

Acute salpingitis requires absolute rest, opium suppositories and hot fomentations.

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