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salpingostomy

[ sal-ping-gos-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌsæl pɪŋˈgɒs tə mi /
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noun, plural sal·pin·gos·to·mies.Surgery.
the formation of an artificial opening into a Fallopian tube.
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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
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Medical definitions for salpingostomy

salpingostomy
[ săl′pĭng-gŏstə-mē ]

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