salpingitis

[ sal-pin-jahy-tis ]
/ ˌsæl pɪnˈdʒaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.

inflammation of a salpinx.

Nearby words

  1. salpiglossis,
  2. salpingectomy,
  3. salpingemphraxis,
  4. salpinges,
  5. salpingian,
  6. salpingitis isthmica nodosa,
  7. salpingo-,
  8. salpingo-oophorectomy,
  9. salpingo-oophoritis,
  10. salpingo-oophorocele

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

/ (ˌsælpɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs) /

noun

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

Word Origin for salpingitis

C19: from salpinx + -itis

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Medicine definitions for salpingitis

salpingitis

[ săl′pĭn-jītĭs ]

n.

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


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