salpingitis

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salpingitis

 [sal″pin-ji´tis]
1. inflammation of a fallopian tube.
2. inflammation of the eustachian tube.
Salpingitis. Infection in fallopian tubes causes them to become enlarged, hyperemic, and tender. McKinney et al., 2000.
mural salpingitis (parenchymatous salpingitis) pachysalpingitis.

sal·pin·gi·tis

(sal'pin-jī'tis),
1. Inflammation of the uterine tube.
2. Inflammation of the pharyngotympanic tube.
[salping- + G. -itis, inflammation]

salpingitis

(săl′pĭn-jī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the fallopian or eustachian tube.

salpingitis

ENT
An obsolete term for inflammatiooccidianustachian tube.
 
Gynaecology
(1) Inflammation of the fallopian tube.
(2) Pelvic inflammatory disease.

sal·pin·gi·tis

(sal'pin-jī'tis)
Inflammation of the uterine or the auditory tube.
[salping- + G. -itis, inflammation]

salpingitis

Inflammation of a FALLOPIAN TUBE, usually as a result of infection that has spread from the vagina or womb (uterus). Salpingitis may be caused by chlamydial infection, GONORRHOEA or an infection acquired after childbirth.

Salpingitis

Inflammation of the fallopian tube.
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