Salpingostomatomy | definition of salpingostomatomy by Medical dictionary
salpingostomatomy (săl-pĭng″gō-stō-măt′ō-mē) [″ + stoma, mouth, + tome, incision]
The creation of an artificial opening in a fallopian tube after it has been occluded as a result of inflammation and scarring.
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Her previous history included: (1) vaginal delivery at 38 weeks of gestation 5 years ago; (2) endometriosis diagnosed by laparoscope; (3) salpingostomatomy
; and (4) laparoscopic bilateral salpingectomy.