salpingitis

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

inflammation of a salpinx.

Origin of salpingitis

1860–65; salping- + -itis

Related forms

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

salpingitic (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 forms

sal′pin•gitic (-jĭtĭk) adj.
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