salpingectomy

salpingectomy

[sal-pin-jek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural salpingectomies. Surgery.
excision of the Fallopian tube.

Origin:
1885–90; salping- + -ectomy

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salpingectomy (ˌsælpɪnˈdʒɛktəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
surgical removal of a Fallopian tube
 
[C20: from salpinx + -ectomy]

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salpingectomy sal·pin·gec·to·my (sāl'pĭn-jěk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the fallopian tube. Also called tubectomy.

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