salpingitis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n salpingitis inflammation of a Fallopian tube (usually the result of infection spreading from the vagina or uterus) or of a Eustachian tube
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Salpingitis (Med) Inflammation of the salpinx.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n salpingitis Inflammation of a Fallopian tube.
    • n salpingitis Inflammation of a Eustachian tube; syringitis.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Salpingitis sal-pin-jī′tis inflammation of a Fallopian tube
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Salpinx, and -itis
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. salpingx, a trumpet.

Usage

In literature:

An inflammation of the Fallopian tube is therefore called salpingitis.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
Acute septic salpingitis is ushered in by a rigor, the temperature rising to 103 deg., 104 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7" by Various
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