[ sal-ping-got-uh-mee ]
/ ˌsæl pɪŋˈgɒt ə mi /

noun, plural sal·pin·got·o·mies. Surgery.

incision of a Fallopian tube.

Origin of salpingotomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; salpingo- + -tomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for salpingotomy


[ săl′pĭng-gŏtə-mē ]


Incision of a fallopian tube.

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