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salpingitis

[ sal-pin-jahy-tis ]
/ ˌsæl pɪnˈdʒaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of a salpinx.
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Origin of salpingitis

1860–65; salping- + -itis

OTHER WORDS FROM salpingitis

sal·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 forms of salpingitis

salpingitic (ˌsælpɪnˈdʒɪtɪk), adjective

Word Origin for salpingitis

C19: from salpinx + -itis
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