salpingo-


a combining form representing salpinx in compound words: salpingotomy.

Nearby words

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

Also especially before a vowel, salping-.

Origin of salpingo-

< New Latin < Greek salping- (stem of sálpinx) trumpet + -o- -o-

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British Dictionary definitions for salpingo-

salpingo-

adjective, combining form

indicating the Fallopian tubessalpingo-oophorectomy

Word Origin for salpingo-

C20: from salpinx

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Medicine definitions for salpingo-

salpingo-

pref.

Salpinx:salpingitis.

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