salpingitis

[sal-pin-jahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.

inflammation of a salpinx.

Origin of salpingitis

1860–65; salping- + -itis
Related formssal·pin·git·ic [sal-pin-jit-ik] /ˌsæl pɪnˈdʒɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for salpingitis

salpingitis

noun

inflammation of a Fallopian tube
Derived Formssalpingitic (ˌsælpɪnˈdʒɪtɪk), adjective

Word Origin for salpingitis

C19: from salpinx + -itis
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salpingitis in Medicine

salpingitis

[săl′pĭn-jītĭs]

n.

Inflammation of a fallopian tube or eustachian tube.
Related formssal′pin•gitic (-jĭtĭk) adj.
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