See more synonyms for salpinx on Thesaurus.com noun, plural sal·pin·ges [sal-pin-jeez] /sælˈpɪn dʒiz/. Anatomy.
- a trumpet-shaped tube, as a Fallopian or Eustachian tube.
Origin of salpinx
1835–45; < Greek: trumpetRelated formssal·pin·gi·an [sal-pin-jee-uh n] /sælˈpɪn dʒi ən/, adjective
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The Greek name for the Fallopian tube is salpinx (salpinx in Greek means tube).
An imitation of this wooden torch was undoubtedly the torch-case made of clay or metal in the shape of a salpinx.
British Dictionary definitions for salpinxDerived Formssalpingian (sælˈpɪndʒɪən), adjective
C19: from Greek: trumpet
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