Also sal·pin·go·sto·mat·o·my [sal-ping-goh-stuh-mat-uh-mee] /sælˌpɪŋ goʊ stəˈmæt ə mi/.

Origin of salpingostomy

First recorded in 1890–95; salpingo- + -stomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

salpingostomy in Medicine


  1. Surgical formation of an opening in a fallopian tube whose fimbriated extremity has been closed as a result of inflammation.
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