A salpingitis has the same effect in causing sterility in the female as has an epididymitis in the male.
In acute cases of salpingitis the cœlomic ostium is open and the infective material can be seen leaking from it (Fig. 3).
salpingitis, sal-pin-jī′tis, n. inflammation of a Fallopian tube.
salpingitis sal·pin·gi·tis (sāl'pĭn-jī'tĭs)
Inflammation of a fallopian tube or eustachian tube.