[ sal-ping-gos-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌsæl pɪŋˈgɒs tə mi /

noun, plural sal·pin·gos·to·mies. Surgery.

the formation of an artificial opening into a Fallopian tube.
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. 2019

Medicine definitions for salpingostomy


[ săl′pĭng-gŏstə-mē ]


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

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