a combining form representing salpinx, in compound words: salpingotomy.
Also, especially before a vowel, salping-.

< Neo-Latin < Greek salping- (stem of sálpinx) trumpet + -o- -o- Unabridged
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adj, —combining form
indicating the Fallopian tubes: salpingo-oophorectomy
[C20: from salpinx]

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salpingo- or salping-
Salpinx: salpingitis.

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